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Master of Arts in School Psychology

MA in School Psychology Admission Requirements

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Preparing to Apply

Before you begin the online application, we highly recommend you have your current resume and personal statement finalized.  Both documents will be uploaded to the centralized application. 

How to Apply

All applications for admission will be processed through a centralized application service for graduate programs (GradCAS).  

You will create an account via the online application portal (preferred browsers are Google Chrome or Firefox).  If you encounter any issues, please contact our technical support at 857-304-2086 or via email GradCASinfo@liaisonedu.com

Application Deadline - May 1 (applications after this date will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis)

You will select the following:

  • Term – fall
  • Institution – Marist College
  • Program – MA in School Psychology

A Complete Application in GradCAS includes the following:

  • Unofficial transcripts from each college/university attended.  The undergraduate transcript should document a major in psychology or a closely related field.  It must also indicate a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (based on a system where a 4.0 equals an A grade).  Official bachelor’s degree noted transcripts will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate
  1. Electronic transcripts will be accepted through Credentials SolutionsNational Clearinghouse, or Parchment.  Be sure to enter Marist College as the recipient
  2. Official transcripts can be sent via mail to:

Marist College
Office of Enrollment Services
3399 N. Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

  • Current resume
  • Personal statement outlining educational background, experiences, and goals, and the reason(s) for selecting Marist’s MA in School Psychology program
  • Three letters of recommendation (from your instructors or work supervisors)
    • You must supply the names and email addresses for each recommender in GradCAS in order to submit your application
  • Interview with the program director

PREREQUISITES

Coursework (with a grade of 3.0 or better) comparable to the following courses:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods in Psychology/Social Sciences
  • Psychological Testing (preferred not required)

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