Why earn your PsyD at Missouri State?
Receive top-notch clinical training
Our program partners with Burrell Behavioral Health. You will earn clinical hours and have other educational opportunities at Burrell.
Choose your emphasis
Your degree for your goals. Choose from three emphasis areas for your PsyD: behavior analysis, diversity and activism, or integrated health.
We’re one-of-a-kind in the area
MSU has the only doctorate program in psychology in southwest Missouri.
Increase your career potential
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Health Service Psychologists earn over $80,000 per year on average.
Guiding your path to completion
The PsyD program includes courses, practicums and seminars, plus an internship and dissertation.
Review a sample degree plan for earning your Doctor of Psychology degree in five years.
Career options with a PsyD
As a licensed Health Service Psychologist, you’re qualified to provide mental and behavioral health care services.
Your clients can be individuals, couples, families and/or groups.
Most Health Service Psychologist have careers in:
- Community care
- Higher education
- Hospital administration
- Integrated health care/mental health treatment
- Research institutions
- School systems