48 months
635 USD/credit 20002 USD/year
635 USD/credit 20002 USD/year
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Gain advanced training in human behavior and psychological interventions that integrate science, practice, and the Christian faith with a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology degree from Liberty University.

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Prepare for state licensure as a clinical psychologist with a structured sequence of advanced training. With this degree, you’ll be able to work with individuals in your career in a wide variety of settings. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to address the behavioral, emotional, spiritual needs and more of individuals and families.


Our Clinical Psychology degree from Liberty University provides a minimum of 1000 hours of supervised practicum experiences, involving a wide array of placements both within Liberty University’s student counseling center and in community-based hospitals, clinics, and agencies. These experiences will prepare you for placement in full-time internship programs throughout the United States.

Placements include the following areas:

  • Acute adult psychiatry
  • Acute child/adolescent psychiatry
  • Acute geriatric psychiatry
  • Autism clinic
  • Residential child/adolescent treatment center

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Training in of the origins and development of the major theories underlying the psychology
  • Training in the foundational content involved in scientific psychology, including the biological, social, emotional, cognitive, and developmental aspects of human behavior.
  • Advanced Integrative knowledge in scientific psychology, which involves linking multiple areas of knowledge together. For example, Developmental Psychopathology—addresses how various lines of development (biological, neural, genetic, social, cognitive) interact with social/environmental factors to influence both adaptive and maladaptive outcomes.
  • Advanced training in research methods and statistical analysis, with an emphasis on understanding how to read, understand, critically analyze, and apply findings from psychological science to clinical practice. Learn how to use science to inform practice and to practice to inform science.
  • Advanced training in psychometrics, 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to have a conferred undergraduate degree in psychology from a regionally accredited college or university; a minimal GPA of 3.0 on a 4 pt. scale; or a graduate degree in a psychology-related field with a GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 pt scale.
  • Students follow the standard graduate program admissions requirements as published in the Liberty University Graduate Catalog, with the following additional requirements:
  • At least 18 semester hours in psychology that include at least one course in each of the following groups of courses: general psychology; abnormal psychology or psychopathology; quantitative methods, statistics, research methods or experimental design; personality psychology or theories of psychotherapy; physiological psychology; one course from the traditional “scientific subdisciplines”)
  • GRE – Recommended minimum score of 300
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Essay
  • Faculty Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 635 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    20002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 635 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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