Admission for Psy.D. - Clinical Psychology
Admission for the doctoral program in clinical psychology is available for the fall semester. Qualified applicants must possess a master's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 (B) grade point average OR a bachelor's degree in psychology or a related field with a minimum of 12 credits in psychology from an accredited institution with a minimum 3.3 grade point average. Applicants are required to submit all materials except the MAT or GRE General Test score (see details below) in a single large envelope. A complete application for admission will include the following:
- A completed application form with $75.00 application fee (please make check payable to Immaculata).
- Official transcript(s) of your academic record from each undergraduate and graduate school attended. An official transcript verifying completion of prerequisite degrees is required. Official transcripts should be forwarded to you from the school registrar(s). Request that the school enclose the transcript(s) in a sealed envelope, with the registrar's name signed across the seal. Official transcripts are to remain confidential. Do not open the envelope containing your official envelope when it is returned to you. If the seal has been broken on the envelope, your entire application will be returned to you.
- Three completed reference forms appraising your capacity for doctoral study. Note: Complete and sign the top portion of the reference form and forward it with an envelope to the individual who will be providing your reference. Write your name and address on the envelope, and when it has been returned to you, return the sealed envelope with the rest of your application materials. References must remain confidential. Do not open references returned to you for submission with your application.
- Goals statement: a two-page, double-spaced, typed and signed statement of your educational pursuits in psychology.
Official score reports for the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) sent directly to the College of Graduate Studies by the testing center.
- For specific MAT information, visit the Pearson website or contact the Psychological Corporation, Control Testing Center, 555 Academic Court, San Antonio, TX 78204 (1-800-622-3231).
- For GRE information, visit the website or contact Graduate Record Examinations, Educational Testing Services, P.O. Box 6000, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000 (1-800-473-2255).
- International students must have the official TOEFL score sent directly to the College of Graduate Studies.
Application deadline: The early application deadline for fall 2017 is October 1, 2016. All applications must be submitted by January 16, 2017 for fall 2017.
Please mail the completed application form, together with supporting documents, to:
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology Admissions Committee
College of Graduate Studies
1145 King Road, Campus Box 725
Immaculata, PA 19345-0725