Our competitive PhD in Clinical Psychology program prepares you for careers in the psychology and mental health fields, from academics and research to hospital and community settings. Your training encompasses psychological research that is grounded in science but informed by the dynamic character of the discipline. The final year of your training is a clinical internship, giving you hands-on experience that will put you in high demand on the job market.

You will find Suffolk Psychology alumni working in the mental health field at hospitals and treatment centers across the United States. For example, some of our recent alumni are working as:

  • Clinical Psychologist at Anxiety Treatment Center of Austin, TX
  • Attending Transplant Psychologist at Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Pediatric Neuropsychologist at Brown University
  • Clinical Specialist at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia
  • Program Manager at Portia Bell Hume Behavioral Health & Training in Concord, CA
  • Staff Psychologist at Temple University in Philadelphia

Suffolk PhD students also earn prestigious postdoctoral fellowship positions. Recent graduates have completed their fellowships at:

  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Long Island Jewish Medical
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA
  • Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago
  • Yale Health, New Haven, CT
  • VA Boston Healthcare