Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

Clinical Psychology (PsyD)


Doctor of Psychology


Application Deadline:

All application materials must be submitted no later than January 1st.
Only applications completed by January 1, 2019 will be considered: all application materials, including official transcripts, GRE score reports, and recommendation letters MUST be received by the deadline.

Non-degree status not available

Facilities and Resources:

Our graduate programs are housed in the new and renovated facilities in Science Hall-East. These facilities include modern clinical, research, and teaching spaces, in addition to a state-of-the-art clinical teaching suite for training, monitoring, recording and conducting clinical sessions, a graduate testing and teaching room and a graduate study and informal learning space for our students.

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree and transcript from an accredited college or university
  • Psychology courses require prior to enrollment
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Statistics
    • Research Methods
    • Abnormal Psychology
    • Physiological Psychology or equivalent
    Strong candidates who are deficient in up to two of these courses may be granted Conditional Admission. However, these courses must be completed prior to matriculation into the program.
  • Preferred: Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or Minimum Graduate GPA: 3.5  on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores: Competitive GRE scores on the verbal, quantitative and analytic sections of the Graduate Record Exam taken within the last five years. 
  • A personal statement that addresses ALL of the following:
    • What has led you to pursue a career in clinical and counseling psychology?
    • What do you see as your strengths and weaknesses and how will they impact your ability to attain your academic and professional goals?
    • Why does this program represent a good fit for you?
    • Please also include any additional information that can help us evaluate you
  • Clinical, Research and/or Human Services Experience
  • A curriculum vitae (CV), which includes clinical, research and/or human services experiences
  • Three professional recommendations
    • At least two out of the three letters should be academic reference. The third letter should come from a person that can speak to the applicants strength as a doctoral student or clinician. Personal or non-professional references are not accepted.
  • In-person interview will be required.

  • 96 credits of graduate study