UMKC Catalog


Doctor of Philosophy: Clinical Psychology (Health Emphasis) Track - Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Clinical Psychology (Health Emphasis) Track will demonstrate:

  1. Competence in the evaluation, conduct, and dissemination of research. 
  2. Entry-level skill in the delivery of empirically-supported clinical services, including science-practice integration in assessment, treatments, and preventive interventions.
  3. Ethical conduct and high professional standards in research and clinical situations, including sensitivity to issues of diversity in research and practice.
  4. Knowledge in the theoretical and scientific foundations of clinical health psychology and skill in clinical health psychology research and evidence-based, entry-level practice, as it is integrated within the broader context of clinical psychology.
  5. Understanding of the breadth areas of scientific psychology and their application to clinical and clinical health psychology.