Program Description

Clinical Psychology


The Psychology Program was established in 1990 with the foundation of the university. Where students are provided with theoretical and applied frameworks for psychological specializations (industrial, experimental, clinical, counseling, and scientific research), through multiple courses, and field training at the Counseling and Special Education Center at the university, in addition to governmental and private institutions and organizations. There are diverse career options available to psychology graduates, Past Al-Ahliyya Amman University students work in mental and general health settings, business and industry, education, media, marketing, and research. The Psychology Program awards a Bachelors degree in Psychology.

Clinical Psychology

Number Of Credit Hours

4 (1)

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements of the Bachelor degree in the Clinical Psychology program include a High School Certificate or equivalent in the following:


  • Scientific
  • Scientific - Medical Field
  • Scientific - Engineering Field
  • Scientific - Pure Sciences Field
  • Literary
  • Comprehensive Health Education
  • Informatics Administration
  • Sharia
  • Commercial
  • Hotel
  • Household Economy

Job Opportunities

  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Social Development
  • Banks
  • Companies
  • Family Protection Department
  • Nongovernment Organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Neurological, psychiatry, psychology,and chronic diseases clinics
  • Social and humanitarian service centers
  • Media
  • Schools

Study Plans and Program Files

Educational Objectives


Educational Objectives

  1. Developing theoretical and practical expertise to understand and interpret human behavior in light of the various fields of clinical psychology.
  2. Developing the research skills necessary to conduct research and studies in various fields of clinical psychology and linking them to the needs of society.
  3. Contributing to addressing psychological issues in society.
  4. Strengthening partnerships with local community institutions interested in psychological fields.
  5. Empowering students and preparing them to work in mental health centers.
  6. Enabling students to apply specialized tests to diagnose psychological conditions.
  7. Developing positive attitudes towards clinical psychology.

Student Outcomes

  1. Describe the basic concepts, principles, and theories in clinical psychology.
  2. Apply basic knowledge and skills to work in the areas of psychological service.
  3. Apply the most important research, analytical and statistical skills in the field of clinical psychology.
  4. Apply ethical standards in the professional practice of clinical psychology.
  5. Communicate effectively in writing and orally in the field of psychological service.
  6. Conduct, analyze and write psychological research.


Educational Objectives with Student Outcomes

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