Admissions Requirements:
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5 overall on a 4.0 scale on all higher education courses attempted or in the last 60 hours of earned credit
  • For international students, have TOEFL: all sub-scores greater than or equal to 22 OR IELTS: all sub-scores greater than or equal to 6.5
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Research Writing Sample: Please submit an empirical research report, which should consist of an APA formatted research paper describing data you have collected and analyzed. If this is not a paper you completed for a class but a publication that you completed with other authors, the applicant must be the first author on the paper.
  • Professional Statement including Research Interest
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference that speak to applicant’s competency in research methods and statistics 
  • Once you have submitted a completed application you will interview faculty member in the Department of Psychology 
  • Acknowledgment of reliable computer, webcam, and Internet access to successfully complete online and hybrid classes


For questions about our Admissions Requirements, please contact Dr. Nathan Tenhundfeld at