Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The application opens September 1 and the target date is February 1. All application materials must be received by February 1 in order to ensure review by the program.

Program Begins

 Fall

Transcripts

Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions should be uploaded with your electronic application and may be used for departmental admission review purposes. If offered admission, you will be directed and required to submit to the JMU Graduate School an official transcript from any institution from which a degree has been awarded to finalize your admission. Transcripts are considered official if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

Required by Program
  • Current professional vitae
  • Brief career goals essay (750-1200 words) describing the influences that have led you to consider school psychology as a career and why you believe JMU is the place for you to receive your training
  • Three letters recommendation

Students who are selected for an interview will be invited to campus for a required day-long interview to be held in late February or early March.

Test Requirements

GRE General Test

Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

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