After successful completion of the core 48 credits and satisfaction of all requirements, the master’s degree will be awarded. If a student does not advance to doctoral candidacy, the master’s degree may serve as an exit point.
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• A bachelor's and transcript from an accredited college or university.
• Psychology courses required prior to enrollment:
• Preferred: Minimum undergraduate GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or minimum graduate GPA: 3.50 on a 4.0 scale.
• Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores: Competitive GRE scores on the verbal, quantitative, and analytic sections of the Graduate Record Exam taken within the last five years.
• Personal Statement, address ALL of the following:
• A curriculum vitae (C.V.), which includes clinical, research and/or human services experiences.
• Three letters of recommendation:
• In-person interview (required)
Applications for the Fall 2019 semester due Jan 1, 2019.
Admission interviews for Fall 2018 will be scheduled for February 9, 2018.
UPCOMING EVENT: Roundtable Conference
35th Winter Roundtable Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University will be held on the 23rd and 24th of February. This year's theme, Nevertheless, She Persisted: Power and Patriarchy in Psychology and Education, underscores the pervasiveness and pernicious effects of misogyny, sexism, and gender oppression, particularly as these forces intersect with psychology and education.
The early registration deadline has been extended to January 29th. Register at: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/roundtable/
Dr. Ma, Director of the MA program will be attending this conference and we hope to see you there!
Spring and Summer 2018 Graduate Open House dates:
Sunday, February 25, 2018: 1:00- 3:00 PM
Thursday, August 16, 2018: 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Light refreshments will be served. Please save the date. More details for the location and registration of the event will be available later.
WANT TO LEARN MORE? WATCH WEBINAR WITH PROGRAM DIRECTOR, DR. MICHELE CASCARDI
Graduate Assistantships: Graduate assistantship opportunities will be available to select students with outstanding credentials. The assistantships provide tuition waivers and a stipend. Click here for details.
Teaching:After earning a master’s degree, qualified graduate students may apply to teach as adjunct faculty to gain undergraduate teaching experience.
Grants:Please contact the program regarding research, clinical, or training grants that may be available for student support.
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