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Clinical Psychology - Child-Adolescent Clinical Psychology

24 months
756 USD/credit 13608 USD/year
721 USD/credit 12978 USD/year
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The Clinical Psychology - Child-Adolescent Clinical Psychology concentration within the MA program in Clinical Psychology at the Montclair State University provides students with foundational-level training in clinical psychology, with a focus on clinical child psychology.


Key facts:

  • Students in the Clinical Psychology - Child-Adolescent Clinical Psychology concentration at the Montclair State University learn about the unique psychological needs of children and adolescents, as well as developmental considerations in psychopathology, assessment, and treatment, including the role of family and social contexts. 
  • This concentration is designed to prepare students for MA-level clinical positions in mental health settings, particularly those that serve children and families (e.g., community mental health agencies, care management organizations) and do not require licensure. Students may also seek positions as clinical research assistant and coordinators, as well as pursue doctoral-level study.
  • Along with the Clinical Psychology, Child/Adolescent Clinical Psychology Concentration degree, the department also offers the following options for graduate study: Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, a PhD in Clinical Psychology, and a certificate in School Psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Ethics and Professional Issues in Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admission.


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Online Application
  • Transcript: One from each college attended.
  • Essays/Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Standardized Test Scores: GRE (see test waiver policies). Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 applicants only – the GRE will be waived for all applicants.
  • Interview
  • Students holding degrees from non-US institutions must request a course-by-course transcript evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices. TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or Duolingo English Test are required for applicants to any program who earned their degree in a country where English is not the official language. Please check our International Applicants page for more information and for our current TOEFL/IELTS Waiver Policy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 721 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Montclair

1673 - 4118 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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