In addition to meeting university admissions requirements for a graduate degree, prospective psychology students must submit their official GRE scores. GMAT scores will not be accepted. Admission to the counseling psychology, forensic psychology, or school psychology program is based on an evaluation by the program’s admission committee of the following information.
A 1-2 page essay which states the applicant’s reasons for applying to the program and the applicant’s career goals.
One letter of recommendation from a non-UHV, non-family source.
Evidence of having completed undergraduate or graduate courses in statistics, research methods, and abnormal psychology. A particular course will be waived as a requirement if the student passes a comprehensive final exam or its equivalent for the designated course with a grade of “C” or better. The exam may be taken no more than once for a particular course.
Submit official GRE scores and have an Admissions index of 980 or higher, obtained by the following:
GPA on at least the last 60 semester credit hours times 200 Plus 15 times (Verbal + Quantitative - 260).
A phone interview with UHV graduate faculty in psychology.