School Psychology (Professional Diploma)

School Psychology (Professional Diploma)

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Each graduate program has a unique set of requirements. Applicants MUST apply via the specific program application.
To get started on your application, click the appropriate link below:

School Psychology (P.D. & CERT) - Spring 2019 (January Start)

School Psychology (P.D. & CERT) - Fall 2019 (September Start)

School Psychology (Professional Diploma) with certification in:

  • School Psychology

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


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

Application Deadlines: Please note that your application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadlines below to be considered.
Domestic Applicants
Fall: April 1
Spring: November 1

International Applicants
Fall: April 1
Spring: November 1

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


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.

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