Counseling, Clinical & School Psychology Graduate Degree Program

Description

The Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP) offers a doctoral program designed to prepare the next generation of diverse scholars in applied psychology. Our primary mission is to prepare graduates for research/academic careers, with a particular focus on strengths-based approaches to working with vulnerable populations. Students complete coursework on research methods and evidence-based practice, gain research training and experience with faculty mentors, and complete practicum experiences in a range of settings. The CCSP program uses a scientist-practitioner model and is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association as a combined psychology program.

Please Note: This is Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education. If you are interested in experimental psychology, please apply to the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (http://www.psych.ucsb.edu).

General Information

Website http://www.education.ucsb.edu/ccsp
Address Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Building 275, Room 4100
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9490
(USA)
Phone (805) 893-3375
Email ccspapp@education.ucsb.edu
Degrees Offered PhD, PPS
Requirements
  • All requirements must be uploaded to your online application. Letters of recommendation are submitted online by letter writers. Supplemental materials are at http://www.education.ucsb.edu/ccsp/prospective-students/how-apply
  • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
  • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation (submitted in the online application)
  • Official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended (submitted in the online application)
  • GRE General test scores
  • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
  • Writing Sample (preferably a research paper or review written in APA style--submitted in the online application)
  • CCSP Information at a Glance Form (submitted in the online application)
  • See department website for additional requirements: http://www.education.ucsb.edu/ccsp/prospective-students/how-apply
  • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
Deadlines Fall Only - November 15, 2017 - by 11:59 PM PST. Please Note: only applications fully completed by the deadline will be considered. We are not responsible for any delays in GRE scores, letters of recommendation, or other required items being submitted after our firm submission date.
Emphases Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.); Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.); School Psychology (Ph.D./PPS). M.A. in Counseling Psychology or a M.Ed. in School Psychology are offered as an option en route to the Ph.D. once requirements are completed. Optional Ph.D. emphases in Feminist Studies, or Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences.
Specializations N/A
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Program Job Placement View Job Placement Sheet
      • Address
        • Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology
          University of California, Santa Barbara
          Building 275, Room 4100 Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9490
          (USA)
      • Phone
        • (805) 893-3375
      • Degrees Offered
        • PhD, PPS
      • Requirements
          • All requirements must be uploaded to your online application. Letters of recommendation are submitted online by letter writers. Supplemental materials are at http://www.education.ucsb.edu/ccsp/prospective-students/how-apply
          • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
          • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
          • Three letters of recommendation (submitted in the online application)
          • Official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended (submitted in the online application)
          • GRE General test scores
          • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
          • Writing Sample (preferably a research paper or review written in APA style--submitted in the online application)
          • CCSP Information at a Glance Form (submitted in the online application)
          • See department website for additional requirements: http://www.education.ucsb.edu/ccsp/prospective-students/how-apply
          • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
      • Pre-Application
        • No Pre-Application Necessary
      • Deadlines
        • Fall Only - November 15, 2017 - by 11:59 PM PST. Please Note: only applications fully completed by the deadline will be considered. We are not responsible for any delays in GRE scores, letters of recommendation, or other required items being submitted after our firm submission date.
      • Emphases
        • Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.); Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.); School Psychology (Ph.D./PPS). M.A. in Counseling Psychology or a M.Ed. in School Psychology are offered as an option en route to the Ph.D. once requirements are completed. Optional Ph.D. emphases in Feminist Studies, or Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences.
      • Specializations
          N/A