Career Opportunities

There is a high and increasing demand for mental health servicesThe Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates 6% growth in employment for psychologists from 2022-2032. After completing our program, approximately 60% of our students proceed to postdoctoral fellowships in hospitals, academic medical centers, community mental health, and private practice settings.  We have 98% alumni employment rate at multiple different types of settings including community mental health, veterans administration medical centers, hospitals, re-habilitation centers, and private practice 

Internship placements have included:

  • Temple University – Tuttleman Counseling Services
  • Washington Pediatric Hospital
  • WellSpan Philhaven
  • VA Maryland – Neuropsych track
  • Center for Anxiety (private practice)
  • Jackson Health System/University Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Rutgers University College Counseling Center
  • The Village for Families & Children
  • Holcomb Behavioral Health System
  • Augusta University-Medical College of Georgia/ Charlie Norwood VAMC
  • Christiana Care Health System
  • Westchester Jewish Community Services
  • Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
  • Kaiser Permanente (several locations in California)
  • Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
  • MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Miami VA Healthcare System/Psychology Service
  • UNC College Counseling Centers
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial Children`s Center

Student Profile

Meredith Cola, ’25

Meredith Cola, ’25, decided to further her psychology education at La Salle because of what the program had to offer, and is now working with the Center for Autism Research (CAR) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Application Process

The Clinical Psychology Program has some additional requirements beyond the typical application process. Find more information through the link below.

Accreditation

The Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. For general information about APA accreditation or specific information about the accreditation status of the Psy.D. Program at La Salle University, please contact:

Jaqueline Remondet Wall, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
Associate Executive Director, Education Directorate
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
(202) 572-3037

St. John Baptist de la Salle statue

This new iteration of the ICJM will provide professional development opportunities for Christian Brothers and lay partners. 

Pen laying on notepad

The agreement will create academic and research opportunities for students and faculty.  La Salle University is collaborating with a fellow Lasallian university through a memo of understanding (MOU) to form […]

La Salle students provide meals to police officers

Members of the University community provided local Philadelphia Police Department officers and staff with a traditional helping of carved turkey and all the fixings.