Educational Psychology (M.A.) & School Psychology (Cert/PD)

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*This program is no longer accepting applications for 2020. Please apply for 2021 above.


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Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A 500-1000 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Official transcripts from all previous U.S. colleges attended or official NACES course-by- course evaluation of any foreign transcripts*
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Official copy of GRE score
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) or waiver if applicable

Pre-requisites:

  • Must have taken a minimum of 9 credits undergraduate credits in psychology.

*Note: NJCU does not evaluate international transcripts. In lieu of a transcript, applicants with a non-U.S. degree need to submit a course-by-course evaluation from a NACES Accredited Member that includes U.S. bachelor’s degree equivalency information for their coursework.

Priority Application Deadlines:
Domestic Applicants
Fall: March 1
Spring: November 1

International Applicants
Fall: March 1
Spring: November 1

For more information on the School Psychology program, please visit the department website here

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We encourage you to contact graduate admissions with questions about our graduate programs, to get answers to your graduate application questions, or to schedule a visit to NJCU.

Hepburn Hall, Room 206
Phone: (201) 200-3409
Toll-Free Phone: (877) 652-8472
Fax: (201) 200-2044
Email: gradadmissions@njcu.edu

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Graduate Admissions Office Hours

September – May:
Mon and Thu, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tues, Wed, Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.