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  • Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology

    • Bruce Hall, Suite 201
    • tel: 610-499-1206
    • fax: 610-499-4625
  • Lauren Naylor

    • Graduate Admission Support Specialist
    • Kapelski Learning Center Room 120
    • tel: 610-499-4188


FAQs, Clinical Psychology and Human Sexuality

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the dual degree program in clinical psychology and human sexuality education (PsyD/MEd) at Widener.

If you have additional questions, please contact us by phone or e-mail (see contact information on left) or schedule a visit.

What benefit is there to completing the PsyD/MEd program?

Widener University's Center for Human Sexuality Studies (CHSS) houses one of the only doctoral programs in human sexuality studies at a fully accredited university in the United States. Our graduates are pioneering sexologists who take on leadership roles worldwide as clinicians, educators, and sexuality researchers.

The interdisciplinary PsyD/MEd program provides professional training combined with a specialization in sexuality. Students completing this dual degree program gain the knowledge and skills needed to become a leader in the field of human sexuality as either a sexuality educator or sex therapist.

How long does it take to complete this dual degree program?

The PsyD/MEd program takes five years to complete. 

What are the admissions requirements for this dual degree program?

Applicants interested in this dual degree program should complete the online application by the December 7 deadline. PsyD/MEd applicants should apply through the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology's online application link. Follow the prompts for the dual degree carefully, and include a copy of your most current resume. Applicants are interviewed and accepted individually by each program. 

Can applicants to the dual PsyD/MEd program apply after the December 7 PsyD deadline? There are other deadlines posted on their website.

No. December 7 is the final day to submit applications for the PsyD program. Applications received after that deadline will not be considered. The Center for Human Sexuality Studies has additional established deadlines for their MEd and PhD programs that are not integrated with another discipline.