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California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University

5130 E. Clinton Way
Fresno, CA

Tuition Costs, In State: $1010 per semester unit
Tuition Costs, Out of State: $1010 per semester unit

APA Accreditation: Yes

Financial assistance available:
Teaching and Research Assistantships

Application Deadline: Applications submitted after the priority deadlines are welcome and will be reviewed on a space available basis. Scholarship application deadlines for incoming students often coincide with priority application deadlines. All applications must be complete in order to be considered for admission. Clinical Psychology Programs: Submitting a complete application by December 15 guarantees notification of the admissions decision for Fall entry by April 1. Couple and Family Therapy Programs: Complete applications are due January 15 (priority deadline) for Fall entry. Organizational Psychology, Clinical Counseling and Counseling Psychology Programs: Complete applications are due March 1 (priority deadline) for Fall entry and October 1 (priority deadline) for Spring entry. Application materials and complete information about the admissions process are available from any campus admissions office and are also available on the Alliant website.

Degrees and Programs Offered:
Clinical Psychology (PhD)
Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
Clinical Psychology plus Organizational Behavior (PhD or PsyD + MA)
Infant-Preschooler Mental Health (Certificate)
Organizational Behavior (MA)
Organizational Development (PsyD)

California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) offers APA-accredited doctoral programs (PsyD and PhD) in Clinical Psychology, COAMFTE-accredited master?s and doctoral programs in Marital and Family Therapy, master?s and doctoral programs in Organizational Psychology, master?s programs in Clinical Counseling and Counseling Psychology, a post-doctoral master?s program in Clinical Psychopharmacology, and international programs in Hong Kong, Japan and Mexico. CSPP also oversees a bachelor completion program in psychology in the Department of Undergraduate Psychology at Alliant International University.

Alliant International University also offers students a choice of five schools leading to degrees in the professions of psychology, forensic studies, education, business and the law and operating across seven California campuses and internationally in Mexico City with additional programs in Tokyo and Hong Kong.


Min. Undergraduate GPA (Median): 3.0
Min. Undergraduate GPA, Masters (Median): 3.0
Min. Undergraduate GPA, PhD (Median): 3.0

Min. GRE, Masters: N/A
Min. GRE, Masters (Median): N/A
Min. GRE, PhD: N/A
Min. GRE, PhD (Median): N/A
Required GRE V+Q: N/A

Classes Required:
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Research Areas:
CSPP offers concentrations in fields such as health, substance abuse, child/family, forensics, gender studies, and multicultural psychology as well as in the major schools of psychotherapy such as psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and child ecosystemic therapy. Our programs are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise in and commitment to preparing professionals to work effectively with diverse and multicultural populations.

About the University:
The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University has been recognized nationally and internationally for its superior commitment to training multiculturally competent mental health professionals.

Although they differ from location to location, many elements of CSPP's programs are shared by all programs. For instance, all programs integrate coursework and practical experience. All of the CSPP programs offer an exciting selection of electives taught by experts and all are designed to develop multicultural competencies in the behavioral science professions.

Most programs can be taken full-time or part-time during the day. Evening and some weekend classes are also offered at most campuses for most programs.

Additional Information:
Alliant International University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Commission can be contacted at: Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001.

The PhD and PsyD programs in clinical psychology located on the Fresno/Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco campuses are all separately accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).The PhD programs have been accredited at each campus since the 1980s and the PsyD programs, which were instituted later, all received accreditation in the 1990s with Sacramento in 2002.The address of the APA Committee on Accreditation is 750 First St., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, (202) 336-5979,

The Marital and Family Therapy master?s and doctoral programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. COAMFTE may be contacted at: 112 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3061, (703) 838-9808,