Graduate Programs

We will accept applications for fall 2019 admission after September 15, 2018. International students are encouraged to submit complete applications one month before the application deadline. International students should contact International Studies if you have questions about required documentation for the application or admission to the University. The Department of Psychology offers the following graduate degrees:

  • doctorate (Ph.D.) in school psychology (November 15 application deadline)
  • specialist degree (S.S.P.) in school psychology (December 1 application deadline)
  • master's degree (M.A. or M.S.) in clinical-counseling psychology (December 15 application deadline)
  • master's degree (M.A. or M.S.) in psychology sequences for (January 1 application deadline)
    • cognitive and behavioral sciences
    • developmental psychology
    • industrial/organizational-social psychology
    • quantitative psychology


See the Graduate Admission Statistics for the average GPA and GRE General Test scores for applicants who accepted admission to our graduate programs. Contact the department's Graduate Programs Office at if you have questions about the application process or admission requirements.


Applicant Interview Days (by invitation):

Doctorate in School Psychology on Thursday evening and Friday, to be determined for 2019

Specialist in School Psychology on Friday, to be determined for 2019

Clinical-Counseling Psychology on Friday, to be determined for 2019

Psychology Sequences on Friday, to be determined for 2019


The graduate curriculum focuses on specific fields of psychology. Students are encouraged to conduct research under the guidance of our faculty members. Besides the graduate curriculum, students are required to complete a clinical-counseling capstone project, specialist research apprenticeship, master's thesis, or dissertation. Our graduates qualify for state licensing examinations for private practice, may enter the workforce, or pursue advanced degrees or academic careers. If you have any questions about our graduate programs contact the coordinator for the specific program or sequence.

Meet The Faculty

Our faculty members teach undergraduate and graduate courses, are actively involved in research in several fields of psychology, and procure federal and state grants to support their research projects. The faculty routinely submit articles that are published in national journals and are authors of many books, including textbooks. Click here to learn more about our faculty members.

For more information about our programs, click the links below. To schedule a campus visit or to apply, see the Admissions website.