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Psychology, Counseling M.S. Admission

Admission Formula


[GPA x 100] + Quantitative + Verbal + Converted Analytical ≥ 730.

GRE Analytical Writing Conversion Scale

The GRE Analytical Writing sub test is scored on a scale of 1-6. This score is converted to the metric of the other sub tests as follows:

1.0-2.0 = 130
2.5 = 135
3.0 = 140
3.5 = 145
4.0 = 150
4.5 = 155
5.0 = 160
5.5 = 165
6.0 = 170

Admission Requirements

Students are welcome to apply for admission regardless of their undergraduate major. Those who have fewer than 18 credit hours of undergraduate psychology are required to complete a graduate leveling course that provides training in the foundational areas of psychology.

Students who want to be considered for our program need to have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher. Students with a GPA below 3.0 may be considered for admission on the basis of the formula above.


Application Deadlines

These deadlines are for application only. Financial Aid and Scholarships may have their own deadlines.

Priority Admission Review for the counseling psychology program

Applications for the counseling psychology program will be reviewed beginning on March 15 for fall admissions and Oct. 15 for spring admissions. Applications received by these dates will receive priority and will be processed before registration so new students can register on time for a better selection of classes. After the priority deadlines, applications will be reviewed when they are received, and students will be admitted based on space available in the program.