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About The Graduate School of Professional Psychology

The Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) consists of eleven full-time faculty and offers programs that educate and train doctoral-level psychologists and master’s-level mental health providers.

Our Mission

The Mission of the Graduate School of Professional Psychology is primarily oriented toward educating and training mental health practitioners who complete their practica and frequently seek employment in community-based settings that serve underserved groups. The program also prepares practitioners for work in hospital and medical settings, university counseling centers, corrections, and private practice. Our students advance the common good through providing evidence-based and culturally-competent care to the clients they serve. We offer a generalist education that provides graduates with the skills to work in a variety of settings.

Our Faculty

Our full-time and adjunct faculty members are professionally engaged with a blend of applied (i.e. professional practice and consulting) and scholarly activities. Faculty bring their real-world experience into the classroom.

Our Programs

The GSPP programs have a broad and well-established network of clinical placement sites, with over 100 sites and a 100% placement rate. In addition, every student in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology is assigned an academic advisor, receives 1:1 assistance with finding a practicum site aligned with the student’s career interests, and receives a substantial amount of information on licensing requirements in Minnesota.

Learn more about the MA program or the PsyD program.