Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)

At a Glance

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Placement in APA-accredited internships (2020-21)

6.1

Average number of mentors reported by our PsyD students

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Program Length

5 years of in-person education to earn a non-terminal masters degree and a doctorate

Location

Newberg, Oregon

Semester Credit Hours

125

Cost Per Semester Credit Hour

$1,024*

Average Tuition Cost Per Year

$26,354* - more

Stipends Available

50% of students earn stipends through teaching and graduate assistant roles

* All stated financial information is subject to change. Financial aid available.

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Earn your doctor of psychology degree at George Fox University in a program that emphasizes community while equipping your mind, preparing your heart, and deepening your spirit for the important work you'll do as a psychologist.

Our faculty will guide your academic journey from their own academic expertise and commitment to your success in practicums and internship. We believe in Christ's redemptive story for humanity and offer genuine respect and compassion to those in our program and those we serve.

Earn Your Masters and Your Doctorate in Five Years

At George Fox, you’ll graduate in five years with two degrees: a non-terminal Masters of Clinical Psychology and a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology. Why pursue a dual-degree program? It allows students to graduate faster, save money on tuition, and benefit from both advanced research opportunities and the highest caliber of faculty.

Program Distinctives

Mentoring

Our faculty care about supporting you just as much as they care about your academic growth. On average, our students consider more than six faculty to have become their mentors during the program.

Diversity

It’s critical our students embrace the importance of diversity and lead with respect when working with diverse groups.

Faith Integration

This is a program that combines theology with psychology and is rooted in a biblical context.

Research

The field of psychology will continue to evolve, so we’re dedicated to training doctoral students who are strongly versed and experienced in a myriad of research practices.

Clinical Training

Students will engage in multiple practicums and internships under the mentorship of faculty members throughout their time in the program.

Specializations

Students have the opportunity to focus their education in one of our three areas of specialization:

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Curriculum

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Program Structure

Our five-year program is located in Newberg, Oregon, and features in-person learning five days a week for four years followed by an offsite internship during the fifth year. We utilize a cohort model for shared learning, and also feature small class sizes to prioritize collaboration and discussion between faculty and students.
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Location

Students in the program attend class at our main campus in Newberg, Oregon. Our 108-acre campus is situated in the heart of the Willamette Valley just a short walk from downtown Newberg.  

 

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Dalton Young

Dalton Young

The faculty at George Fox have come alongside me to nurture and grow my skills in therapy and assessment across the lifespan with an emphasis on rural, underserved populations, which I desire to serve throughout my career. During my experience within the PsyD program, faculty have encouraged me to lean into my strength of assessment and have challenged me to expand my skill set within therapy and working with children and adolescents.

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Ty Sohlman

Ty Sohlman

Admissions Counselor, Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)