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Application Requirements

ACADEMIC PREPARATION

A minimum of 15 credit hours of psychology, including courses in statistics are required.

A minimum overall GPA of 3.20 for the last two years of undergraduate study is required.

BACHELOR’S DEGREE

Prior to matriculation, students must earn a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

GRE

The GRE General Test is no longer required for our program. For those who choose to submit GRE scores, please note that it will not be used during the application review.

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

Two letters of recommendation from former professors or employers familiar with the applicant's professional or educational capabilities are required.

TRANSCRIPTS

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, with expectation that official transcripts be provided prior to final admission.

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

Basic computer skills.

TIPS FOR PUTTING TOGETHER A STRONG APPLICATION

A number of helpful resources exist with suggestions for putting together a strong application. We encourage you to access the following resources while preparing your application:

  • In this blog post, Derek M. Novacek outlines important questions to consider and useful strategies to implement when applying to graduate school in psychology.
  • This series of videos from the American Psychological Association will take you step-by-step through the preparation, application, interview, and admission processes.
  • In this detailed guide, Dr. Mitch Prinstein provides advice for applying to graduate school in clinical psychology, covering topics such as similarities and differences between programs, gaining research and/or clinical experience prior to graduate school, identifying a mentor, and so much more!
  • This guide addresses topics related to applying to graduate school in psychology such as prerequisites, application requirements, personal statements, and letters of recommendation.