Length of Degree and Residency

The Doctoral Program in Clinical and Health Psychology is not an online program. To maintain our accreditation status with the American Psychological Association, we require the following:

  1. A minimum of 3 full-time academic years of graduate study + an American Psychological Association accredited internship prior to receiving the Ph.D.;
  2. At least 2 of the 3 academic training years occur within the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology;
  3. At least 1 year of which must be in full-time residence in the Gainesville area.