Faculty from the Palo Alto University and the Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, teach…More students at the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (PGSP.)
The program involves three years of core course work that includes evaluating research, the use of empirically supported psychological interventions, psychological assessment, ethics, the impact of diversity and culture, and psychopathology; and also includes a solid foundation of coursework in psychological science. The fourth year is for the clinical dissertation and a year for a full-time pre-doctoral internship.
The nine-month academic year runs on the quarter system with only a limited number of courses offered during the summer quarter. However, some clinical practica may take place during summer months.