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Current programs available at NU East Bay are:
- Doctor of Clinical Psychology (PsyD) – The Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) at National University’s John F. Kennedy School of Psychology prepares you to make an impact in the lives of those in need. Our program provides the highest level of training in the field of clinical psychology, equipping you with the necessary tools to serve communities in vital roles such as clinician, program administrator, evaluator, consultant, educator, and scholar.
- Psychological Assessment Clinic (PAC) – In recognition of the need for affordable, comprehensive psychological assessment services, the JFK School of Psychology and Social Sciences provides a Psychological Assessment Clinic (PAC), serving children older than 5 years of age, teens, young adults, adults, and older adults.
- Community-Based Counseling Program – In support of the communities we serve, the JFK School of Psychology and Social Sciences partners with many school districts and community agencies to provide counseling services via practicum placement in our Community-Based Counseling Program (CBCP), internally managed by the Office of Professional Training (OPT).
- The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate – The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate program at National University’s School of Health Professions (SOHP) provides students with essential skills and knowledge for emergency medical assistance. Graduates are equipped to respond to various urgent situations, assess emergencies, provide life-saving care, and transport patients. The program covers a wide range of high-stakes scenarios, meeting national guidelines and legal requirements for EMTs.
National University will introduce additional programs in upcoming months through this campus location.
National University will continue to update this page with information on campus-based programs and other academic pathways that are being developed to support the region’s needs in preparing students in fields such as law enforcement, nursing, human resources, public administration, business, and computer science/cybersecurity.
The Community Around Pleasant Hill
The community surrounding National University’s Pleasant Hill location is marked by its warmth, diversity, and charm. This suburban neighborhood offers a vibrant mix of local eateries, retail establishments, and leisure amenities that cater to the wide-ranging needs of students, faculty, and residents.
Here, you’ll discover a myriad of parks and green spaces that offer tranquil spaces for outdoor study or relaxation. The community also boasts a rich calendar of local events that foster a strong sense of community and belonging.
About the City of Pleasant Hill
Pleasant Hill, nestled in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area, lives up to its name as a serene and appealing city. Known for its excellent school system, diverse dining options, and inviting parks, it offers a high-quality lifestyle that balances suburban calm and city excitement.
The city hosts a range of community events, from summer concerts in the park to farmers’ markets, cultivating a strong sense of community spirit. Pleasant Hill is also strategically located for easy access to key areas within the Bay Area, making it an ideal place for an institution like National University.
Driving Time from Local Areas
To assist in your commute planning to National University’s Pleasant Hill campus, here are the approximate driving times from local areas:
|Starting Point||Approximate Travel Time|
|Downtown San Francisco||30-35 minutes|
|San Jose||50-60 minutes|
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