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Degree Requirements

Course and program requirements for the Psy.D. are stipulated in the University of Hartford Graduate Bulletin. The University reserves the right, at any time, to make whatever changes deemed necessary. A general outline of requirements is as follows:

  • A minimum of 96 credits is required for the doctoral degree 12 of which are earned in practica and 3 of which are earned by completion of a Psy.D.
  • Dissertation seminar.
  • Demonstration of competence on both theoretical and clinical components of the Qualifying Examination.
  • Completion of a one-year, full-time internship or two consecutive yearlong, half-time internships at an approved mental health facility.
  • Completion of the Psy.D. Dissertation.