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About The Chicago School

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, also known as The Chicago School, is a non-profit university that focuses on providing high-quality training and education in a number of psychology disciplines. Students can choose from seven locations across the U.S. as well as over 45 online certificate and degree programs. Founded in 1979, The Chicago School is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). In addition, they are also a member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology--which has recognized their Clinical Psy.D. program on two different occasions.

The Chicago School's numerous programs are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including certificate programs and bachelor's through doctoral degrees. Degree programs include applied clinical psychology, counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy, public health, and many more. Nearly 50 of these programs are available in a fully online setting with additional 43 offered in a blended setting.

The Chicago School is known not only for its robust offerings in psychology but also for its unique educational model, with a focus on engaging students past the classroom. The Chicago School's students enjoy a wide variety of activities outside the classroom, including practicum, internship and community service opportunities at over five hundred organizations.

'My education at TCSPP equipped my international career with advanced research and program development skills coupled with a rich appreciation for cultural diversity. Today, I am prepared to lead an NGO for resulting changes and elevate communities for global health.'

-Dr. Jenifer White, Online PhD in International Psychology

'Because of The Chicago School, I have connections here that will allow me to take my work global. I'm excited about my future.'

-Saumay Khetarpal, MA in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Accreditation Statement

The Chicago School is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants to the master's and doctorate programs must have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Why The Chicago School?

The Engaged Practitioner Model of Education

With a focus on hands-on engagement, this model of education has allowed students to learn not only the theory but also the practice behind their psychology discipline.

Flexible Learning

With seven locations and multiple hybrid and online offerings, students can choose the format that works best for them.

Hands-on Training

Between internships, international and domestic service-learning opportunities and practicums, students can learn the skills necessary to succeed in their chosen field.

In-Demand Programs

With such a wide variety of offerings online, on-campus and blended from bachelor's to the doctoral level, students can find the program they want in the format that works for them.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to the master's and doctorate programs must have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Find Your Program:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Vocational Nursing
  • B.A. Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Ed.D. Educational Psychology and Technology
  • Ed.S. School Psychology
  • Ph.D. Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Ph.D. Applied Behavior Analysis, Credential Track
  • Ph.D. Business Psychology, Consulting Track
  • Ph.D. Business Psychology, I/O Track
  • Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Ph.D. International Psychology
  • Ph.D. Organizational Leadership
  • Ph.D. Psychology, Behavior Analysis Specialization
  • Psy.D. Applied Clinical Psychology
  • Psy.D. Clinical Forensic Psychology
  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
  • Psy.D. Marital and Family Therapy
  • PsyD School Psychology
  • Certificate in Forensic Psychology - M.A. Non-Licensure Track to Licensure Bridge Program
  • Child and Adolescent Psychology Certificate
  • Crisis-Informed Care for a Diverse, Globalized World Certificate
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Industrial & Organizational Psychology Generalist Certificate
  • Instructional Design Certificate
  • 2 Year M.A. Clinical Psychology, MFT Specialization
  • Dual Degree: MA Counseling Psychology and MS Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Dual Enrollment: Master of Health Service Administration and Master of Public Health
  • M.A. Behavioral Economics
  • M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology
  • M.A. Forensic Psychology
  • M.A. Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track
  • M.A. Forensic Psychology: Non-Licensure Track
  • M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: ARP Track
  • M.A. International Psychology
  • M.A. Organizational Leadership
  • M.A. Psychology
  • M.S. Applied Behavior Analysis
  • M.S. Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • M.S. Clinical Psychopharmacology Illinois Prescriptive Authority Preparation Track
  • MA Forensic Psychology: Non-Licensure Track AND Master of Legal Studies
  • MA Industrial/Organizational Psychology: ARP Track AND Master of Legal Studies
  • MA Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Internship Track AND Master of Legal Studies
  • Master of Health Services Administration
  • Master of Public Health

Programs may vary by campus.

Online & Campus Based Locations

Online Programs

Campus Based

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  • California Campuses
  • Columbia (D.C.) Campus
  • Illinois Campus
  • Louisiana Campus
    • More info for The Chicago School - New Orleans at XULA
  • Texas Campus

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