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In order to complete the admissions process for the Psy.D. program in Clinical Psychology, you’ll need:

  • Completed Application
  • Completed Psy.D. Supplemental Questions
  • Completed Essays
    • In 500 words or less, write a brief autobiography emphasizing why you want to be a psychologist.
    • In 500 words or less, discuss your commitment to diversity and if applicable, service to under-represented Appalachian sectors.
    • In 500 words or less, discuss your research goals/agenda; identify the faculty member(s) with whom you want to work.
  • Official Transcripts
    • Must be issued and received directly from ALL degree granting colleges and universities.
  • Application Fee $30
  • Documentation of language fluency (i.e., TOEFL or IELTS – if applicable)
  • Three (3) completed recommendation forms
    • Forms must be completed by past professors or supervisors of your professional work who can objectively evaluate your overall capability to succeed in the program.
    • Forms should include information about your academic preparation and/or professional orientation and experience.
    • If you have previous graduate study, one form MUST be completed by an instructor in that program.
  • Resume or CV
  • GRE scores. A combined verbal and quantitative score of 300 or above is strongly preferred.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Graduate GPA of 3.5 or above (if applicable)
  • Undergraduate major in psychology (preferred) OR at least 12 hours of undergraduate coursework in psychology
  • Completion of an interview with the program Admissions Committee; additional information and interview requirements will be provided for selected applicants

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