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School Psychology State Certification: Admissions

Admissions Criteria

To enroll in the post-master's state certification in school psychology program at California University of Pennsylvania, you must have earned a master's degree in school psychology or a related area and have had a minimum undergraduate 3.00 GPA.

You will need to send the following materials to:

School of Graduate Studies and Research
California University of Pennsylvania
Eberly Hall 202B
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

  • Graduate School Application (application deadline February 15th)
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, even if a degree was not earned from a particular institution (except Cal U transcripts) 
  • $25 non-refundable application fee (waived for students who completed the M.S. in School Psych at Cal U)
  • Two professional letters of recommendation (Click here for a sample form) (waived for students who completed the M.S. in School Psych at Cal U)
  • Autobiographical essay focusing on your motivation to become a school psychologist (waived for students who completed the M.S. in School Psych at Cal U)