Apply to Our MA Program

Department of

Psychological Science


Information about applying to one of our three MA specializations in Psychology

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Admission Requirements:


Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must also have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a 4.00 scale (where A is 4.00), or its equivalent, and good standing (3.00 GPA) in all post-baccalaureate course work.

  • Three letters of reference (must have 2 from an academic source)
  • Personal statement*

To apply, please go to the Graduate School's website.


  • A BA/BS degree in Psychology or related field

  • 18+ credits in psychology

  • grade of B or higher in Statistics and Research Methods

  • Grade point average of 3.30 or higher in psychology courses

*The personal statement should present the applicant’s professional goals, any specific experiences that helped prepare applicants for the psychology program, such as research or training, and any additional information that may assist the department's admissions committee in reviewing the application. Please review the link on this website to Faculty Interests and mention in your personal statement which faculty member you are interested in working with making a point to cite their research.  Faculty research information can be found under the graduate program Faculty Interests page.

Applicants must submit the following documents directly to the Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Office:

  • Completed admissions application
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts from each college and university attended (except from Central Connecticut State University), which must be sent from institution to institution

Deadline Information:

The application deadline for spring admission is November 1st and the fall admission deadline is August 1st. Click here for further information.

Up until the deadline of August 1st, we will continually review applications and make decisions. Get your applications in early!