Civilian Ph.D. Applicants

General Information for Applicants to Civilian Tracks

The USUHS Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology offers two civilian-track Ph.D. programs for civilian students. Civilian students can earn a doctorate in either Medical Psychology or Clinical Psychology.

Applicants to the Civilian Tracks in the Medical Psychology or Clinical Psychology Programs do not incur any military or national service obligation after graduation. There are no tuition costs at USUHS. Civilian students in the Department receive financial support. Information for prospective students

The Uniformed Services University Graduate Programs do not discriminate against race, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, age disability, marital status, political affiliation or sexual orientation.

Please contact the Graduate Education Office at (301) 295-9474/3913 for any additional information concerning the application.


All interested applicants for the Civilian Tracks in the Ph.D. programs are encouraged to contact the student representative listed below:

Civilian Student Representative
Courtney Vaughan
Email Contact:


MPS Contact Info

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Tricia Crum
Phone: (301) 295-9669