Admission Requirements

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:


  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials (
    • Resume showing relevant experience
    • Essay describing:
      • Professional goals Research or training experiences that helped you prepare for the psychology program Information that may assist the department’s committee in reviewing the application
    • Two reference letters (academic sources preferred)
    • $50 application fee
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (minimum GPA of 2.70 on a 4.00 scale and 3.00 GPA in all post-baccalaureate course work)


  1. A BA/BS degree in Psychology or related field
  2. 18+ credits in psychology
  3. Grade of B or higher in Statistics and Research Methods
  4. Grade point average of 3.00 or higher in psychology courses

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail:

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050