The Wheaton College Psy.D. program requires student to complete a one-year-internship in clinical psychology as part of degree requirements.
This is consistent with APA accreditation and licensure laws for clinical psychologists. The pre-doctoral internship is a rigorous, full-time clinical training experience which serves as the clinical training keystone in student's doctoral training.
See our placement for the last 5 years.
Match Rates of Wheaton College Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology (2012-2020) and Comparisons to National Averages
|% students matched (2012-2020)||95%|
|% of matched students who matched to APA or CPA accredited internship (2012-2020)||85%|
Wheaton College Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology Compared to National Averages between 2011 and 2019:
National Program Averages
Percentage points better (worse)
|Clinical Psy.D. Programs||12||20|
|Clinical Ph.D. Programs||6||(1)|
|All Doctoral Clinical Psychology Programs||9||9|
Source: APPIC Match: 2011-2019 Match Rates by Doctoral Program. Wheaton College data on p. 343.
A few words about the 2020-21 interns...
Here are partial summary statistics for the students on doctoral internship in 2020-21:
|Students who sought or applied for internships||15||100|
|Students who obtained internships||14||93|
|Students who obtained APA/CPA-accredited internships||14||93|
|Students who obtained APPIC member internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited internships||0||0|
|Students who obtained other internships that were not APA/CPA-accredited||0||0|
|Students who obtained paid internships||14||100|
See a list of sites and locations where Wheaton College Psy.D. Program doctoral interns have placed for the past 5 years.