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Price Comparison of Psychology Schools in Southern California

Are you considering enrolling in a traditional Masters or Doctor Degree Program in Psychology? To become a Psychologist, California law requires a Doctorate Degree in Psychology plus an additional 3,000 hours of supervised experience. This requirement equates to 8 years of full time education and then another 3 to 4 years of non-paid internship.

  • The average time from start to finish for a State License as an MFT: 5 Years
  • The average time from start to finish for a Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy from HMI: 1 Year
University/College Program Length Internship Price
Banner: HMI College of Hypnotherapy

18607 Ventura Blvd Ste 310
Tarzana CA 91356

1-818-758-2747
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
Certified Hypnotherapist (C.Ht.) *
1 Year 200 Hours Included $15,000
Banner: Pepperdine University

2829 Townsgate Rd
Westlake Village CA 91361

805-449-1181
Master’s Degree – Psychology 2 Years 3,000 Hours Not Included $80,000
Banner: Loyola Marymount University

1 LMU Dr
Los Angeles CA 90045

310-338-2700
Master’s Degree – Psychology 2 Years 3,000 Hours Not Included $75,650
Banner: Alliant International University

1000 S Fremont Unit 5
Alhambra CA 91803

626-270-3300
Marital and Family Therapy (MFT) 2 Years 500 Hours Included $64,890
Banner: Antioch University

400 Corporate Pointe
Culver City CA 90230

310-578-1080
Master’s Degree – Psychology 2 Years 3,000 Hours Not Included $57,312
Banner: University of La Verne

1950 Third St
La Verne CA 91750

909-593-3511
Doctoral Degree – Psychology 2.5 Years 3,000 Hours Not Included $53,100
Banner: Phillips Graduate Institute

19900 Plummer St
Chatsworth CA 91311

818-386-5600
Master’s Degree – Psychology 2.5 Years 3,000 Hours Not Included $51,240
Banner: California Lutheran University

60 West Olsen Rd
Thousand Oaks CA 91360

805-493-3135
Master’s Degree – Psychology 2 Years 3,000 Hours Not Included $38,700
Banner: La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Pkwy
Riverside CA 92515

951-785-2000
Master’s Degree – Psychology 2 Years 3,000 Hours Not Included $36,000
Banner: University of Phoenix

5955 DeSoto Ave
Woodland Hills CA 91367

800-888-1968
Master’s Degree – Psychology 2 Years 3,000 Hours Not Included $28,840

Published: March 2013, Modified: October 2019
* Certified Hypnotherapist (C.Ht.) by the Hypnotherapists Union Local 472.

George Kappas, HMI Director

George J. Kappas
HMI Director, MA, LMFT

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Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

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