School Psychology (Professional Diploma)

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School Psychology (P.D. & CERT) - Spring 2020 (January Start)

School Psychology (Professional Diploma) with certification in:

  • School Psychology

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Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A 500-1,000 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Official transcripts from all previous 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 scores
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) or waiver if applicable

Pre-requisites:

  • An appropriate master’s degree or with dual admission to MA in Educational 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.

Application Deadlines: Please note that your application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadlines below to be considered. 
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

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Email: gradadmissions@njcu.edu

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