Medical and Clinical Psychology

Diversity of Students

Our student body is diverse with regard to gender, age, ethnicity, life experience, and military background. The Department actively recruits students with diverse backgrounds with the cooperation of the USU Office of Minority Affairs.

In the 2012-2013 academic year, our graduate students are 26% male and 74% female. Student ethnic backgrounds are varied: 78.7% self-identified as White; 8.5% as Black; 4.3% as Hispanic; 4.3% as Asian; and 4.3% as Other. Student ages range from early 20s through early 40s. Some students are single, some are married, and some have children.

Some students begin graduate study at USU immediately after finishing a bachelor's degree, others come to USU after completing a master's degree, and other students have worked for years before entering the program. Among the military students, some come directly from service academies, some have served as officers for years, some come from enlisted ranks, and some are civilians who join the military when they begin the program.

Ethnicity of Enrolled Students in Military, Medical and Clinical Psych, and Medican Psych Tracks
 

Military Psychology
Track

Medical & Clinical Psychology
Track

Medical Psychology
Track

Total

28

15

4

Gender

10 M, 18 F

2 M, 13 F

0 M, 4 F

American Indian

0

0

0

Asian

1

1

0

Black

1

3

0

Hispanic/Latino

2

0

0

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0

0

0

White

23

11

3

Other

1

0

1


Total Number of Students currently enrolled = 47 (12 M, 35 F)
Military Status: Active Duty Military = 29; Civilian = 18

Diversity of Faculty

The faculty members (44% female and 56% male) have diverse backgrounds in their education, research and clinical training, and teaching expertise. In addition, there are over 40 demographically diverse civilian and military adjunct faculty. Military adjunct faculty are drawn from the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Adjunct faculty have varied research, clinical, and teaching specialties.