Psychology Department

PhD Program - The deadline for application to the PhD program is December 1.

Clinical Psychology PhD Program OverviewPhD Graduates

The Clinical Psychology PhD program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is an APA accredited program that is built on the Boulder Scientist/Practioner Model. The program has been accredited since 2007 and has full accreditation through 2019.  

The program has two curricular foci that students choose between.  


This curricular emphasis was established in 2004.  This scientist-practioner model program produces students who become academics, practitioners, trainers and administrators in the emerging focus area of Clinical Geropsychology.  The program follows the Pikes Peak Model of Competencies in Geropsychology.  

Trauma Psychology 

This curricular emphasis is designed to train students who have a particular interest in conducting research and working clinically with traumatized individuals.

PhD Program - Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data

Graduate Program FAQs

College of Letters, Arts & Sciences | Psychology Department
Location: Columbine Hall 4035 |
Department Chair Dr. Mike Kisley | Phone: (719) 255-4177 |
Administrative & Undergraduate Program Contact: Ms. Laura Chandler | Phone: (719) 255-4661 |
Graduate Program Contact: Mr. David DuBois | Phone: (719) 255-4500 |