Phd Program

The Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is an APA accredited program that is built on the Boulder Scientist/Practioner Model. The current program accreditation extends to 2029.   

The deadline for application to the Ph.D. program is November 15.

* The GRE will not be required or recommended for Fall 2023 applications at this time. This applies to all psychology programs applications: PhD, MA Clinical, and MA Psychological Science.

The Psychology Department's doctoral program has two major areas that students choose between.

Geropsychology - Established in 2004, this scientist-practitioner model program produces students who become academics, practitioners, trainers and administrators in the area of Clinical Psychology with a Major Area of Focus in Geropsychology.  The program follows the Pikes Peak Model of Competencies in Geropsychology.

Trauma Psychology - This scientist-practioner model program is designed to train students who have a particular interest in conducting research and working clinically with traumatized individuals.  This area of study is based on the New Haven Competencies for Trauma Psychology.

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