Counseling or Clinical Psychology?
Find out which program of study is right for you.
Prepare to become a licensed professional counselor, apply to a nationally recognized doctoral program or provide a range of psychological services to adults and children.
Towson University’s clinical psychology program adopts an evidence-based practice model. Receive training in diagnostic, personality, intellectual assessment, evidence-based case conceptualization and interviewing, state-of-the-art treatments, ethics and research methods.
You will be prepared to provide psychological services (including assessment, testing, diagnosis, and treatment) to adults and children in hospital and private practice settings; conduct research on causes, consequences, and treatment of psychological disorders; or work in academic settings combining teaching, research, and clinical work. You may become a licensed clinical professional counselor following completion of additional coursework and field placement hours.
The program consists of a minimum of 48 credit hours, including a 425-475 hour clinical or research internship in the community. You will be prepared for licensure as a masters’ level clinician, to apply to admission to doctoral programs in clinical psychology (both Psy.D. and Ph.D), or to work as a psychometrician or a project director on applied research studies. View degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.
View admission requirements and deadlines to apply to the program.
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, consider an advanced degree in this concentration: