Hello, this is a really good question. The PsyD degree is considered a professional degree like an MBA, law degree or an MD, and not a graduate degree like a PhD. PhD students and their professors get grants to do research and a lot of the PhD students work as teaching assistants throughout their education. Please see a discussion of PhD vs PsyD here:
Please see some discussions by other potential graduate students as well:
I think that's awesome you will earn a PsyD.
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