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Program Details:

  • Please see the Department website for more specific details.
  • Program Director: Dr. Irene Kan
  • 610-519-4720
  • On-campus only
  • The application for Fall 2024 is closed. The application for Fall 2025 will open in September 2024.

Application Details:

  • See Psychology Admissions Information and FAQs
  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • 18 undergraduate credit hours in Psychology (completed or currently enrolled, including statistics)
    • Transcripts (uploaded on the Academic History page)
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Statement of Goals
      • In a cohesive statement, please describe:
        • Your immediate and long-term career goals
        • How your prior experiences (e.g., academic, research, professional, leadership) have helped prepare you for graduate education, and how those experiences may have shaped your current interests
        • Why you think our program is a good fit for you
        • Why you think you are a good fit for our program
        • If there are specific faculty members whose research resonate with your interests, tell us about that, too. Please note that you are not required to identify specific faculty members in your application material.
        • Finally, if you wish to discuss lived experiences and other barriers that might have impacted your academic performance and professional experience, you may include a brief paragraph at the end of your statement to describe those factors.
        • Your statement will help us determine the fit between your interests and our program and also the fit between our program’s strengths and your eventual goals.
        • There is no specific length requirement, but we strongly recommend keeping your statement to no more than 3 pages.
    • Resume
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
    • Fall 2024 with funding consideration: Admission and funding decisions are made on a rolling basis. Complete your application by March 1 to receive priority consideration.
    • Fall 2024: Rolling until June 1
  • Funding available: Yes
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 30 credits
    • $925 per credit, plus $100 general fee per semester
    • Tuition and fees subject to change.
  • The application for Fall 2024 is closed. The application for Fall 2025 will open in September 2024.


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