Admission to Program
In addition to the general requirements of the university, specific requirements for admission to classified graduate status are:
- A baccalaureate degree with a major in human development, child development, psychology; or with any other undergraduate major that satisfies the graduate admissions committee of the Department of Psychology that a satisfactory course of study has been pursued in preparation for graduate study in psychology;
- A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 ("B") overall and in the major;
- Completion of the graduate entrance writing requirement;
- A brief statement describing preparation for graduate study, the goals of graduate study and professional aspirations, to be submitted to the department;
- Three letters of recommendation, with at least two from former professors. Letters should come directly from the writers or be included in a placement file. (It is the applicant's responsibility to determine if letters have been received.);
- Satisfaction of the prerequisites:
- PSYC 100. Introduction to Psychology or an equivalent course
- HD 240. Introduction to Child Development or a course in child development.
- PSYC 210. Psychological Statistics or a course in introductory statistics
For more information please visit our website. Department of Psychology
For official information please refer to the university catalog.