School Psychology: Admissions
To enroll in the School Psychology Program at California University of Pennsylvania, you must have a minimum undergraduate 3.00 GPA.
If you are under a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA, you may still have an opportunity for acceptance. You must have completed at least 15 credits of undergraduate psychology coursework. Your psychology courses GPA must be a 3.0 or better. This includes a statistics course, with a B or better final grade. These instances will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
You will need to send the following materials to:
School of Graduate Studies and Research
California University of Pennsylvania
Eberly 202B, Campus mailbox 91
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419
- Complete the Graduate School Application,
- Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, even if a degree was not earned from a particular institution (except Cal U transcripts)
- Submit your $25.00 Application Fee
- Autobiographical essay focusing on your motivation to become a school psychologist (make sure your full name is included)
- MAT or GRE scores
- Two professional letters of recommendation sample form (School Psychology program only)
- Please note: If the applicant is not a psychology major, a minimum of 15 credits of undergraduate coursework in psychology is required, including a course in statistics. The application must have a 3.0 GPA in all psychology courses and have earned a B or better in one statistics course.
Admission to the Certification Program
For those students who have earned a master's degree in school psychology or a related area, you may apply for direct admission to the certification phase of the school psychology program. Applicants to the certification phase are not required to submit a Miller Analogies Test score; however, all other admission requirements listed for the master's degree program must be met.
This program is a summer start only.
Complete applications for this program need to be submitted no later than February 15th.