- Possess a baccalaureate degree
- Satisfy the department that his or her undergraduate
preparation indicates a high potential for successful advanced
study in psychology
- Submit transcripts of undergraduate and any prior graduate
- Have completed a minimum of 24 undergraduate credits in
psychology, including courses in Introductory Psychology,
Statistics, and a laboratory course
- Submit three to five letters of recommendation, one of which
must be from an individual who will address the matter of the
applicant's research potential
- Submit two papers from psychology courses: one a laboratory
paper and one a term paper
- Provide a clearly written statement of educational and
- Submit acceptable scores from the Graduate Record Examinations
- Complete an interview process with the departmental admissions
- Students currently matriculated for a master's degree at St.
John's University who are interested in the University's doctoral
programs must follow the procedure outlined for new
- Students who have a Masters in School Psychology and a
permanent or provisional certification in school psychology can
apply for advanced standing status.
- The application deadline for the School Psychology Psy.D.
Program is January 15 (Fall only).
Students accepted for admission to a doctoral program with any
course deficiencies must remove these deficiencies prior to
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