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Dual Degrees

Dual degrees offered by the Institute of Graduate Clinical Psychology include:

PsyD/Juris Doctor (PsyD/JD)

Our six-year PsyD/JD dual degree provides training for the lawyer-clinical psychologists to exam psycho-legal issues from separate perspectives. By integrating two fields, you’ll get insights to both the legal and psychological fields that will make you a leader in understanding, evaluating, and correcting psychological problems and how they relate to the law and being a lawyer.

PsyD/Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
PsyD/Masters in Business Administration – Healthcare Management (MBA-HCM) 

The PsyD/MBA or PsyD/MBA-HCM dual degree is earned by taking additional business courses to earn a masters of business administration degree (MBA) or a masters of business in administration degree with a healthcare management concentration (MBA-HCM) offered within Widener’s School of Business Administration. You’ll gain business insights into organizational psychology and develop organizational leadership skills through placements with our Organizational Development Services (ODS) unit.

PsyD/Masters in Criminal Justice (PsyD/MACJ)

The PsyD/MACJ dual degree provides formal education and practica in areas of treatment and assessment in prison and court systems, along with interventions relevant to such law enforcement institutions as local police departments, state and federal law enforcement agencies, and administration and management within local, state, and federal prison systems. The dual degree is earned through the addition of evening courses, in-the-field practice, and various Criminal Justice electives, offered within Widener’s Graduate Studies in Criminal Justice program.

PsyD/Masters in Human Sexuality Education (PsyD/MEd)

The PsyD/MEd dual degree prepares clinical psychology doctoral students to teach, consult, conduct research, and provide assessment and intervention services in a variety of settings in the area of human sexuality.  The dual degree is earned through the addition of summer courses, in-the-field practice, and various Human Sexuality electives, offered within Widener’s Graduate Studies Human Sexuality.

For more information on admissions, courses, and degree requirements for the dual degrees in clinical psychology, see the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology graduate catalog.