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

Karen Martinez, ’25, and Kayla Zaruma, ’25

Karen Martinez, ’25, and Kayla Zaruma, ’25, may have different majors but the family members are cheering each other on to the finish line of graduation.

ASA faculty authors event on April 4, 2022

On April 4, 2024, La Salle University celebrated seven faculty members from the School of Arts and Science who published this past year.

Madjid Tavana, Ph.D.

La Salle University has signed an Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate that will enable faculty and students to engage in research projects at AFRL facilities and access to unique equipment and the expertise of AFRL’s scientists and engineers.