Application Requirements

The requirements for the MS in Clinical Psychology are as follows:

  • a completed application
  • a statement of purpose (describing the goal of graduate training, evidence for the capacity to successfully complete graduate-level study, and the reasons for choosing the program)
  • two letters of recommendation that speak to the applicant’s ability to do graduate work
  • a bachelor’s degree
  • a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and
  • the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) with preferred scores of at least the 50th percentile on the verbal and quantitative sections

International applicants who first language is not English or who did not earn the bachelor’s degree at an English-speaking university also need a minimum score of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Additionally, all applicants must have successfully completed (grade C or above) the following five undergraduate psychology prerequisites: Lifespan Developmental Psychology, Theories of Personality, Abnormal Psychology, Physiological Psychology, and Tests and Measurements.