Successful completion of the doctoral internship experience is an essential Program requirement toward degree attainment.  The predoctoral internship is a 2,000-hour requirement at an approved site over a 12-month (full-time) or 24-month (part-time) period. The internship is designed to provide intensive advanced clinical training that builds upon the coursework and practicum experiences. Students are eligible to apply for an internship after successfully passing the Qualifying Examination, the Comprehensive Exam, and Dissertation Proposal, by the dates specified in program materials.