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Washington, DC Behavioral Sciences & Psychology Graduate Degrees

The Chicago School’s campus in Northwest Washington, D.C. is at the center of U.S. political and governmental affairs, contributing to significant networking and field work opportunities with health care and social service organizations as well as assistance-based government agencies.

The Chicago School’s Washington, D.C. Campus provides students easy access to the historical and cultural riches that our capital city has to offer. Students find themselves close to national monuments and museums, eclectic dining and shopping, and a plethora of organizations and agencies that can provide unparalleled real-world experiences for the psychology-professional-in-training.

Few cities or metropolitan areas are better matches for our long-held commitment to diversity and our steadfast determination to work within multicultural communities.

Washington D.C. APA accreditation

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The Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA) has awarded accreditation to The Chicago School’s Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program at our Washington, D.C. Campus. Noting their appreciation in The Chicago School’s commitment “to develop and maintain the best possible quality of graduate education and training in psychology,” the APA has determined that The Chicago School’s Psy.D. program aligns with their strict standards and fosters excellence in postsecondary education. The APA further noted that “the program demonstrates respect for and understanding of individual and cultural diversity via its actions and policies.

Train alongside expert faculty


The Past-President of the International Association for Counseling, Dr. Courtland Lee is the author, editor, or co-editor of six books on multicultural counseling and two books on counseling and social justice. He is also the author of three books on counseling African American males. He has published numerous book chapters and articles on counseling across cultures.

Like those enrolled at Chicago School campuses in other cities, D.C. Campus students learn from distinguished faculty members whose teaching credentials reach far beyond research and theory. All are active practitioners and leaders in their fields of expertise, bringing a wealth of first-hand understanding, perspective, and insight to the classroom. Integrally engaged in the community around them, faculty will immerse students in dynamic learning communities that include an unsurpassed level of hands-on skill building.

Build an education by serving a global community

Located in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse city, our Washington, D.C. Campus also provides students extensive experience while serving underrepresented communities. By coordinating efforts with community organizations and nonprofits, field work and practicum opportunities build a multicultural understanding of the challenges faced by a variety of fields.

Access everything D.C. has to offer

Washington, D.C. boasts one of the most well-developed mass transit systems in the U.S. The Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) includes both rail and bus services, providing access to locations within D.C., Virginia, and Maryland.

Our campus in Northwest Washington, D.C. is at the center of U.S. political and governmental affairs, contributing to significant networking and field work opportunities

With a significant student population, the D.C. metropolitan area offers an abundance of suitable housing options that are all within close proximity to restaurants, museums, and public transit.

The Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Washington, D.C. is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

The American Psychological Association
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington D.C.
901 15th St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.706.5000
Fax: 202.330.5277

Hours of Operation
Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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