Clinical Psychology Master's Program



The Clinical Psychology Master's Program at SF State has been running continually since 1952. The program emphasizes theoretical and applied training from psychodynamic, family systems, multicultural and community psychology perspectives. The program provides two years of full-time training, leading to the Master of Science degree in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology, as well as the academic preparations and pre-master's supervised hours for the State of California Marriage and Family Therapy (M.F.T.) license. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences also requires post-master's hours for licensure as an M.F.T., and most students complete this roughly within two years after graduation. Given the course and practicum requirements of the program, full-time employment while enrolled is usually not possible. Information on tuition can be found here: and financial aid here: