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Georgia Southern University

Psychology (Psy.D.)

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia


An APA-accredited program housed in an academic university setting


College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Psychology
PO Box 8041; Brannen Hall
Statesboro, Georgia, 30460, United States



The Psy.D. program originated from a longstanding and dire need for licensed psychologists in rural, underserved areas of the United States, most specifically in the rural South. The mission is consistent with Georgia Southern University’s commitment to serve the needs of the southeastern region of the country. The program has an ongoing mission to increase awareness of diversity, especially related to rural and underserved populations.

Academic Fields
    Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
    Clinical Psychology.
    Doctoral, Psy.D., Doctor of Psychology

    Full Time


    PsyD, Clinical psychology, rural, underserved


    Although academic background, intellectual potential, and professional experience and skills will be key selection criteria, we intend to recruit students who are committed to providing service with predominantly rural and underserved populations. Therefore, students should carefully consider their interest in rural and underserved populations before applying to the program. Applicants will only be considered for admission to the Psy.D. program. A minimum grade of B in the following undergraduate courses: Introductory Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Research Design, Abnormal Psychology. Record of having taken at least two of the following courses: Personality, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Learning and/or Cognition, Health Psychology, Tests and Measurement, Theories of Psychotherapy, Psychology of Substance Abuse.