To be considered for admission, all applicants must provide the following:
  • A completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records..
  • A minimum of three undergraduate or graduate courses in psychology, including child or adolescent development, personality, and abnormal psychology.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of B (3.00 on a 4.00 scale) in undergraduate course work, and a minimum GPA of 3.25 in previous graduate work.
  • An official record of scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
  • A professional goals essay.
  • Performance based evaluation.
  • Three letters of recommendation accompanied by candidate rating forms.
  • An interview.
  • A resume/CV.

Admission of Transfer Students

Transfer students interested in school psychology certification who apply to the program with a master's degree in counseling or a related field must complete the courses for the Master of Arts in Counseling with a concentration in Educational Psychology before moving on to advanced graduate study courses specific to school psychology. Application procedures and admission requirements are the same as above plus:
  • A master's degree in counseling, educational psychology, or related field.
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.25 in previous graduate work.

Admission Timelines

The deadline for students to submit a complete application packet is February 1st. No late materials will be accepted; if materials are late your application packet will be considered in the next application cycle.

Submission Deadline Earliest Admission Point
Postmarked February 1st Fall Semester

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Page last updated: Friday, October 16, 2009