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Clinical Psychology @ John Jay College


The Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center prepares students to become scholars, experts and leaders in (1) providing an array of psychological services in various professional clinical settings; (2) conducting cutting edge research relevant to the application of psychological knowledge; (3) teaching psychological principles and practices in academic and professional institutions and settings; and (4) contributing broadly to the development and application of knowledge in the specialty of clinical psychology and the broader field of applied psychology. The program requires a minimum of 90 credits of coursework (including practicum), an in-depth scholarly dissertation, and a one-year internship in clinical psychology. Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for New York State licensure as psychologists. The program is based on the scientist-practitioner (Boulder) model of doctoral training where equal emphasis is placed on the development of competencies for both research and professional practice. In addition, in keeping with the mission of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the program also requires completion of a special proficiency in clinical forensic applications.


Philip Yanos, Ph.D
Interim Director of Clinical Training           Email:
John Jay College of Criminal Justice            Phone: 212-484-1320
Psychology Department
524 West 59th St. 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019