Applying to the Program:

The deadline for receiving application materials for the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Psychology is December 1 of the year preceding the Fall semester in which the applicant intends to enroll (all admissions are for the Fall semester). Application information and forms are available from the Psychology Department's Graduate Secretary and also on-line through the Psychology Department's Application Web Page. An application fee must accompany all applications.

Are you interested in Graduate Training in Clinical Psychology?

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NEW! Clinical Program Scholarships: The Clinical Program Diversity Scholar and the Edward A. Dreyfus Scholar

More information on these scholarships.

Admissions Philosophy:

Because we believe that students' professional goals are best served if there is a reasonably close match between the student's interests and the areas of expertise available in our program, we typically recruit students to work with specific faculty members. However, we recognize that students' interests often change after being exposed to new areas they may not have considered previously. Accordingly, after the students have arrived and have been exposed to the research programs of the various faculty members, they are encouraged to "hook up" with the specific mentor of their choosing. It is not uncommon for our students to work with one mentor for the MA thesis and with another for the Ph.D. Dissertation. This is neither encouraged nor discouraged. A general sense of the research interests and programs of our faculty members may be gained by visiting the Psychology Department Web Site pages which present the department's faculty members.


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