icon of a paper next to Apply online text
open door next to gray writing "Visit"

Admission to the Clinical Psychology Option

Students are accepted into the program in the Fall only. The deadline for submission of materials for the Clinical Psychology option is March 1st.

Successful candidates have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a closely related field.
  • A minimum undergraduate cumulative average of 2.75 on a 4.0 grading scale. Students not meeting this requirement but who otherwise give evidence of strong academic ability may be accepted.
  • Completion of psychology statistics course.
  • Some work experience related to the field of Psychology/Social Work.

Applicants must submit the required application materials to the Graduate Office. In addition, this Psychology option has specific admissions requirements:

  • In addition to the regular application, candidates should complete the supplemental application form.
  • Since this option has a clinical component, one of the three letters of recommendation should be submitted from a present or former agency supervisor capable of addressing your clinical potential.
  • Graduate Record Examination scores, while not required, will be considered if submitted.
  • Final candidates may be required to attend a personal interview with the Admissions Committee.
  • Upon acceptance to the program, students are required to sign acknowledgments of the conditions of a Competency/Fitness and a Full Participation policy.

Please forward all credentials to:

Office of Graduate Studies
UMass Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

Questions?
graduate@umassd.edu
508.999.8604 voice
508.999.8183 fax
umassd.edu/graduate

QuickLinks

x

+