The Short-Dr. Dan program at the Department of Psychological Sciences at Arizona State University is a full time online degree that will prepare you for a career in psychology. You can expect to complete the program in about two years, with your classes spread out over three semesters. This online degree is perfect for people who need to be able to take classes when it is convenient for them. For example, the programs are available from any college or university.
The program is divided into modules. During the first two semesters, you will be taking general education classes that will prepare you to start your research in clinical psychology. In the next two semesters, you will be taking specialized courses in each topic of interest. The courses will include everything from neurobiology and neuropsychology to social psychology and human psychology. In the final semester, you will be preparing for your dissertation research.
If you want to get into the program, you will need to have at least a B average with an average writing score at the 2.0 level. You should not have taken any college courses that will be used in the program. You will also need to have either a high school diploma or GED. You may also need to submit to the department a letter from an approved postsecondary institution, such as a community college or an apprenticeship program, indicating that you are prepared to finish this program and that you are a full-time student. Your recommendation is very important in order to get into the program.