Frequently Asked Questions about the Counseling Psychology Program
No. Students are admitted to the program as a whole, rather than to a specific faculty member. However, students are welcome to identify any research or clinical interests that overlap with faculty members as part of their declaration of intent.
Yes. The program’s curriculum is geared toward students entering with a bachelor’s degree. Students with master’s degrees who are accepted into the program are expected to take this same curriculum; however, some overlapping courses may be transferred, as well as the master’s thesis waiver, upon faculty approval.
No. We offer students who enter with a baccalaureate degree an MA degree after two years on the way to the PhD, but we do not offer a freestanding Counseling Psychology MA.
We typically are able to support, with graduate assistantships and tuition remissions, all of our students for five years, provided they remain in good standing.
No. The GRE Psychology subtest is not required. However, the GRE Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing scores are required.