Graduate Study in Psychology
What Is the Difference Between a PhD in Psychology and a PsyD?
If you want to earn a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology so that you can practice as a psychologist, you have two choices of degrees: the PhD or the PsyD
Training Models in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
There are several kinds of doctoral programs in clinical and counseling psychology and each offers different training emphases. Some prepare graduates for clinical practice, some for research careers, and some for both.
Is a PsyD for You?
The clinical psychology PsyD is often misunderstood. What is a PsyD and how can you tell if it is right for you?
Psychology Courses to Take to Apply to Graduate Study in Psychology
What courses should you take before applying to graduate school in psychology?
What is the PsyD Degree?
What is the PsyD (doctor of psychology)?
Which is Right for Me? One Student's Choice of a PhD or PsyD
What happens when you're accepted to more than one graduate program? Consider this student's experience in making a choice among several doctoral programs in psychology.
How Do I Change Careers and Apply to Graduate Programs in Counseling Psych?
How do you change careers and enter a graduate program in counseling psychology if you already have a career?
Graduate Degrees for Careers as Counselors and Therapists
PhD not required
What Program is Right for Me? I Want to Work with Teens and Study Psychology
Question: I'm interested in working with teens and I want a graduate degree in psychology. What kinds of programs should I look for? Clinical psychology?
5 Tips for Applying to Graduate Programs in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
Both clinical and counseling psychology are among the most competitive of all graduate programs. If you want become a clinical psychologist you must improve your graduate school application. Here's how to stand out from the rest.
Succeeding in Graduate School
Review of Succeeding in Graduate School: The Career Guide for Psychology Students, from your About.com Guide
Books for Psychology Applicants and Graduate Students
Psychology students will find a dizzying array of guides to graduate school admission and survival. How do you choose? Check out our list of top picks and narrow your choices.
Q&A About Developmental Programs
Question: I'm interested in working with teens and I want a graduate degree in psychology. What kinds of programs should I look for?
The Psychology Major's Handbook
Learn more about The Psychology Major's Handbook, a resource for psychology students that will guide them throughout the college years and beyond to graduate school and the real world.
Choosing a Graduate Program in Counseling
How do you choose a graduate program in counseling? As this article describes, it's a delicate process of weighing your preferences and aspirations with program goals.
Criminal Justice Schools
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Master's in Psych before Ph.D.?
Should you get your master's in psychology before applying to PhD programs? Is the master's a help or a hinderance?
Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology
The APA Division 2 (teaching of psychology) homepage. Excellent info.
Planning for Grad School
A long-term plan of action to gain admission to graduate school in psychology.
Plan Ahead to Apply to Graduate School
Psychology doctoral programs are notoriously competitive. Plan ahead to have the best shot of admittance.