M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Psychology

Vanguard University

24 months
795 USD/credit
795 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Clinical Psychology program equips its students to serve with excellence as Christian mental health professionals by providing the highest quality of rigorous academic training, guided professional development, and integrative faith-based learning in a collaborative and supportive environment.


Professional Development

  • Clinical Psychology interests at Vanguard University developed through training in a variety of agencies.
  • Appropriate training and fieldwork experience equips students to work and minister effectively within a variety of settings.
  • Specific training in clinical conceptualization.
  • Required personal therapy concurrent with course work benefits the student by giving them the opportunity to be engaged in the therapeutic process as a client.
  • Content and structure aids in further career development of ministers, law enforcement officers, health care workers, teachers and other mental health workers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Clinical Foundations 
  • Advanced Psychopathology
  • Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Research Methodology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • References: Download the paper version of the Graduate Psychology Reference. Each applicant is required to secure three references: one from a professor with whom you took classes within your major, another from a professional reference, and the third one from someone who can speak knowledgeably about you. Both reference form and a letter must be submitted. These should not be completed by someone who is a relative or friend.
  • Statement of Purpose (250 words): Write a detailed statement of purpose describing reasons for pursuing graduate education in Clinical Psychology.
  • Autobiographical Statement (500 words): Write a statement addressing the ways in which your life experiences have influenced and shaped you to be the person you are today.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    795 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 795 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    795 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 795 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Costa Mesa

1100 - 1600 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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Updated over a year ago

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