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, Eastern Virginia Medical School, and Old Dominion University. VCPCP applications may be obtained from the program website or by calling (757) 451-7733.

At A Glance

American Psychological Association

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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