First-Year $5k Tuition Scholarship
RDGS is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Financial Aid and Enrollment Incentives now available for the 2022 cohort
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First-Year Enrollment Incentive Program
How it Works
The first 10 applicants to enroll are eligible to receive the $5k tuition scholarship for their first academic year.
How it Impacts You
Students who enroll will receive a substantial tuition break while pursuing their PsyD program.
How to Get Started
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Combining a psychodynamic, neurobiological and child-focused approach
Our freeway-adjacent Vista Del Mar campus in West LA offers ample parking and a beautiful setting for your studies
Reasonable tuition, scholarships and FAFSA availability make graduate education possible
Academic contact through our LMS system keeps students connected with each other and faculty for a sense of community and better understanding and retention of monthly coursework
Encourages collaboration, interaction, and absorption that ensures a better experience than traditional lecture-based courses
Clinical leaders in their own rights, our staff guide students throughout their education and into their advancing careers
You can earn your PsyD with three years of coursework plus dissertation even while working full-time and maintaining your quality of life
You commit to a one-weekend per month residential class schedule. From there, our hybrid program options keep you connected and learning throughout the rest of the month
To offer mental health providers a unique doctoral education integrating psychodynamic, neurobiological, and trauma-informed perspectives and prepare them with competency in theory, skills, technique, and professionalism to more effectively serve the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and their families from a position of cultural humility, equity, and inclusion to make a difference in their lives.
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