Applicants with only a bachelor's degree will first pursue a master's degree in counseling in the program and will be officially admitted into the doctoral program upon successful completion of the master's degree. Until this time, they will be conditionally admitted into the doctoral program. Following are the minimum requirements for individuals applying to the doctoral program with only a bachelor's degree:

  • Undergraduate overall GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Combined GRE (verbal and quantitative) of at least 302 (new scoring) or 1100 (old scoring).
  • Completion of at least 15 semester or 24 quarter hours in undergraduate psychology classes with a GPA of 3.2 in such courses. Psychology majors preferred, but not required.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Counseling or volunteer experience.
  • Research experience (e.g., publications, honor's thesis, professional presentations, research assistant).
  • Interest and/or experience in multicultural issues.
  • Match interests with faculty in our department.