Radford University offers an APA-accredited Doctor of Psychology (.) in Counseling Psychology with a focus on rural mental health and additional emphases on cultural diversity, social justice, and evidence-based practice in psychology. The . degree in Counseling Psychology is designed for persons interested in careers as psychologists in mental health settings and institutions where clinical supervision and the direct application of counseling, therapy, and psychological assessment are required. The program follows the practitioner-scholar model with an emphasis on clinical training and the application of research to practice. Students will complete a 2,000 hour internship approved by the program faculty. Applicants must have completed a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, in a human services field, where they provided face-to-face counseling services by August of the year in which they wish to enroll in the . program.
The United States is the world’s largest market for pharmaceuticals and the world leader in biopharmaceutical research. Global market will rise 30% over the next five years, reaching $ trillion. The US pharmaceutical market is forecast to increase from an estimated value of $ billion in 2014 to reach $ billion by 2020, representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of %, according to research and consulting firm Global Data. “Around 20 provisions of the healthcare legislation are expected to have a direct or indirect impact on the volume of drug and biologic sales. As many as 32 million formerly uninsured citizens could enter the patient pool, resulting in new business worth $115 billion over a period of 10 years.” The total level of pharmaceutical revenue worldwide had reached nearly one trillion . dollars.