Graduate

We will accept applications for fall 2021 admission after September 1, 2020. 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 a graduate application or admission to the University. The Department of Psychology offers the following graduate degrees:

  • doctorate (Ph.D.) in school psychology (January 1 application deadline)
  • specialist degree (S.S.P.) in school psychology (January 1 application deadline)
  • master's degree (M.A. or M.S.) in clinical-counseling psychology (January 1 application deadline)
  • master's degree (M.A. or M.S.) in psychology sequences (January 1 application deadline) for:
    • 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 if you have questions about the application process or admission requirements.

Applicant Interview Days - Graduate programs or sequences may invite applicants to campus for interviews with the psychology faculty. Doctoral Program in School Psychology on Thursday evening and Friday, February 11 and 12, 2021
Specialist Program in School Psychology on Friday, February 19, 2021
Clinical-Counseling Psychology Program on Friday, February 26, 2021
Psychology Sequences on Friday, March 5, 2021

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 doctoral 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 graduate coordinator for the specific program or sequence or the Graduate Programs Office .

Meet The Faculty

Our faculty members teach undergraduate and graduate courses, are actively involved in research, 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 access our faculty websites .

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