Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology
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Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

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Norfolk State University
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology

Norfolk State Psychology offers numerous courses covering introductory and specialized topics, psychological science, and practical field experience, ultimately leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in General Psychology. 


Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology

Norfolk State University is part of the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology  (VCPCP) which awards a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. The program provides balanced training in science and practice. Graduates are ethical clinical psychologists who are competent in individual and cultural diversity; capable of evaluating and conducting empirical research; and able to assume leadership positions in health service or academic settings.

It is jointly sponsored by Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University. VCPCP applications may be obtained from the program website or by calling (757) 451-7733.

In compliance with federal disclosure regulations, The Virginia Consortium provides all prospective students with information about the degree to which the Program meets the educational requirements for licensure in the U.S. (states, territories, and the District of Columbia) at the bottom of the program website.  

At A Glance

Accreditation:
American Psychological Association
Consultation/Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-336-5979/Fax 202-336-5978
Email: apaaccred@apa.org

About:
Degree:  Ph.D.
Model: Scientist-practitioner
Type: Full time: 4 + 1 (Internship) calendar years
Comprehensive Exam: Required
Dissertation: Required
Internship: Required
Faculty: 7 Core Faculty; 16 Associate Faculty; 5 Contributing Faculty
Supervisors: 60+
Yearly Incoming Class Size:  6

Student Profile: 
Mean Age - 28 years 
Age Range - 23 to 37 years
Entered with a Master's Degree - 53%
Minorities - 34%
Women - 78%


Mailing Address

Virginia Consortium Administrative Office 
Norfolk State University 
555 Park Avenue 
Norfolk, VA 23504 
Phone: 757-451-7733
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