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Kendra Cherry

How Long Does it Take to Get a Doctorate Degree in Psychology?

By October 1, 2012

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Psychology Degree

A doctorate-level degree in psychology is required in order to work in a number of fields, including as a licensed clinical psychologist or counseling psychologist. A doctorate degree is also often required in fields such as school psychology or health psychology. Before you commit to a career in one of these areas, it is important to map out your educational timeline to determine how long it will take to earn your degree.

Just how long would it take you to earn your doctorate in psychology? The exact answer to that question depends on a number of different variables including your educational background and the specific graduate program you choose. Learn more about how long it takes to get a doctorate in psychology

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