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Clinical Psychology PhD San Francisco

Our APA-accredited multicultural program emphasizes research and clinical training equally, with special strengths in:

  • Multicultural Psychology, Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Psychology, and Gender Studies
  • Community Psychology, Substance Abuse, Program Evaluation, and Social Justice
  • Trauma, Stress, Resilience, and Health Psychology
  • Family/Child/Adolescent Psychology 

A Scholar-Practioner Model

The APA-accredited Clinical Psychology PhD program on the San Francisco campus of Alliant International University has a scholar-practitioner model, focusing on clinical training and research, with a strong additional focus on preparation for teaching psychology.

Career Paths

An exciting range of career paths is open to Clinical PhDs, including:

  • Clinical practice
  • Applied research
  • Teaching
  • Consulting
  • Administration


The CSPP San Francisco Clinical Psychology PhD program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA), which requires that we provide data on time to completion, program costs, internships, attrition and licensure. Please follow the link below for that information. We hope this information will help you to make an informed decision regarding your graduate study.


Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202)336-5979
Email: apaaccred@apa.org
Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

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Explore the San Francisco Clinical Psychology PhD program in more detail in the university catalog.

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