Admission Requirements


Master of Arts in Psychology


Applicants should apply by March 15 for Fall Admission and October 15 for Spring admission. To be eligible for admission, the applicant must:

  1. Apply to enter the Master of Arts degree program.
  2. Complete at least 18 semester hours of undergraduate credit in psychology and/or educational psychology, including at least three semester hours each in a statistics course and in a general experimental (laboratory) course.
  3. Have an undergraduate cumulative average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale (2.50 for provisional status) in all psychology and/or educational psychology courses pursued.
  4. Obtain a combined score of at least 950 on the combined Verbal and Quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (850 for provisional status); or a score of at least 550 on the psychology subject test of the Graduate Record Examination (450 for provisional status).
  5. Supply at least three appropriate, satisfactory letters of reference.
  6. Satisfy all applicable University admission requirements.
  7. Be approved for admission by the graduate coordinator.