Doctoral Programs

California Baptist University offers three on-campus doctoral programs in the fields of clinical psychology, leadership studies and nursing practice. Those who attain these terminal degrees will become experts, teachers and leaders and will have the skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of many. Imagine the sense of accomplishment you'll feel after completing your academic journey having attained the highest degree in your field. 


Clinical Psychology, PsyD


The doctoral students in the PsyD program will develop the requisite skills, attitudes, knowledge and behavior to serve a diverse public as clinical psychologists.

Leadership Studies, PhD


Reach the highest level of leadership education with a PhD in Leadership Studies from CBU, an excellent choice for those seeking senior leadership positions.

Nursing Practice, DNP


Nurses prepared at the doctoral level will be able to lead the development of solutions to the complex health problems facing underserved and vulnerable populations locally and globally.