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Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University

Counseling & Applied Educational Psychology

School Psychology Admission Requirements

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Candidates for admission are expected to meet the following requirements:

Strong undergraduate record
Strong graduate record, if applicable
GRE and TOEFL or IELTS
Personal statement of prior experience and professional goals
Three letters of recommendation
Personal interview with faculty and current students

It is preferable for prospective students to have an undergraduate major or minor in psychology. At a minimum
prospective students should have taken the following undergraduate courses: (1) Introduction to Psychology;
(2) Child Development; (3) Abnormal Psychology; and (4) Research Methods and Statistics. Prospective students
should have prior experience working with children (both MS/CAGS and PhD programs) and conducting research
(PhD program only).

The program faculty reviews your credentials to assess the likelihood of your successful completion of the program
and your potential for contribution to the field of school psychology and the community at large.
Admission is based on the evaluation of demonstrated academic performance, quality of recommendations,
previous relevant experience, and your fit within our program.

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