• Completed application form. See Application Instructions to learn how.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.
  • A minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a four-point scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate study. (Occasionally, applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be admitted conditionally upon the recommendation of the department.)
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate study, including evidence of having received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. (Those applying during their final undergraduate year will be required to submit a final transcript after completion of their bachelor’s degree and before enrolling in their first semester of graduate study.) See Application Guidelines and FAQ for more information.
  • Official transcripts of all graduate study. See Application Guidelines and FAQ for more information.
  • Three letters of recommendation with one letter addressing the applicant’s potential for advanced study and research.
  • Personal goal statement. See Application Guidelines for more information.
  • GRE is optional (Use 5240 for the ETS institutional code).

Additional program requirements

  • Coursework required
    • Child Psychology/Developmental Psychology
    • Statistics
    • Research Design
    • Abnormal Psychology
  • Interview
  • Resume

Deadline for Applications – DATE: January 15

All applicants must be able to pass a background check to be advanced to practicum or internship due to all school systems requiring a background check before granting access to school age children. All applicants must demonstrate scholastic ability and interpersonal skills to be an effective psychological practitioner in the schools.

The Admission Committee is made up of all faculty in the Psy.D. School Psychology Program. The committee meets and reviews all applications and materials submitted. Applicants are encouraged to submit additional materials that speak to their likelihood to be successful in graduate studies. The committee selects applicants who are believed to have the potential to succeed in graduate studies and whose personal and professional goals match those of the Psy.D. in School Psychology at Gallaudet University. Successful applicants are invited to an interview.

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