Newberg, Ore. (Vocus) December 10, 2009
The priority deadline to apply for George Fox University’s 2010-11 doctor of psychology (PsyD) program is Friday, Jan. 15, 2010.
George Fox is the only Christian university in the Pacific Northwest with American Psychological Association (APA) accreditation* of its PsyD program – and one of only six such schools in the nation. The program integrates academics, intensive hands-on clinical practice, meaningful research and the Christian faith perspective.
The five-year graduate program consists of four years of study and a one-year internship. The curriculum is based on the practitioner-scholar model and emphasizes clinical skills.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a grade point average of at least 3.0 and have completed at least 18 semester hours in psychology. More application information is available on the doctor of psychology program admissions page. Candidates may apply for admission online.
The George Fox APA-accredited doctor of psychology program prepares professional psychologists who are competent to provide psychological services in a wide variety of clinical settings; knowledgeable in the evaluation, implementation and application of psychological research; committed to the highest standards of professional ethics; and prepared for internship and professional practice opportunities on many levels.
Graduates of the program are successful in many domains of psychological and professional practice, including therapy, consultation, psychological assessment, test development, higher education and research.
As a bonus, the program is located in the Pacific Northwest, home to lush green valleys, the Cascade Mountain Range, and the splendor of the Pacific Ocean.
George Fox University is ranked by Forbes as one of the top 100 colleges in the country and highest among Christian colleges. George Fox is the only Christian university in the Pacific Northwest classified by U.S. News & World Report as a national university. More than 3,300 students attend classes on the university’s campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem and Redmond, Ore., and Boise, Idaho. George Fox offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees, and 12 master’s and doctoral degrees.
Adina Briggs McConaughey
Department of Graduate Admissions
*American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242