A Message for Prospective Students

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We are delighted that you are considering applying to MSU's Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program! We are proud of our program and hope you will take some time to visit the rest of our website and the links below to obtain more information about our mentorship model, admissions process, curriculum/program requirements, and graduate life at MSU.

If you join our program, you will join an outstanding graduate student body that is actively engaged in all aspects of clinical science. The quality of our students is evidenced by their excellent undergraduate academic records and high-level of research productivity and their success on the internship and job market. Indeed, all of our students are active in presenting at national and international conferences and publishing their research (see Research Output table).

Our students also develop clinical excellence during their training, as evidenced by our 100% match rate to American Psychological Association (APA) accredited APPIC internships for the past 10 years. Our students have matched to highly selective and prestigious internships, including programs at the University of Washington, McLean Hospital/Harvard University Medical School, Yale University Medical School, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic/University of Pittsburgh Medical School and Stanford Medical School.

Finally, our students are employed in a range of clinical science positions, including clinic director positions and postdoctoral or faculty positions in academic settings (e.g., Columbia University Medical School, DePaul University, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University Medical School, McGill University, Purdue University, the University of Iowa, and Wellesley College).

Please consider applying if your interests and values in clinical science are a good match with our program. We look forward to considering your application.

Sincerely,
S. Alexandra Burt