Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the MA in School Psychology are:

  • an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
  • completion of undergraduate courses in general psychology, statistics, and psychological research methods (recommended, but not required, is a course in psychological testing);
  • achievement of a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) based on a system in which 4.0 is equivalent to an A grade;
  • submission of a written personal statement of at least 500 words describing your background, experiences and goals, and how these factors relate to your desire to become a school psychologist;
  • submission of three letters of recommendation from former faculty members or employment supervisors;
  • an on-campus interview with the program director.


Applicants to the MA in School Psychology program who have earned graduate credits in psychology short of a master’s degree at other institutions will also have their transcripts evaluated. Acceptance of credits will be determined on an individual basis.