NNU's Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) is focused on preparing students to be practitioner-scholars who integrate faith into their roles as clinical psychologists. Graduates of this program will be prepared for licensure in the practice of clinical psychology, which takes many forms including psychotherapy/counseling, psychological and cognitive assessment and program administration.
New cohorts begin every year. Applications open in September of the preceding year and the final application deadline is January 15. Accelerated Standing students (master's level) start every May. General Standing Students (BA level) start every August. Classes meet in person on our main campus in Nampa, Idaho.
NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The NNU Psy.D. program will be submitting an Intent to Apply application to the American Psychological Association (APA) Commission on Accreditation in the summer of 2023.
I chose NNU for its sense of community, challenging education and support. The Psy.D. program is run by truly dedicated professionals who, from the day I started enquiring to date, have demonstrated nothing but kindness, timelines and a desire to propel students to become the next generation of leaders. NNU offers services in such a timely manner it exceeded my expectations.