Admission and Application Deadlines
January 1 (Department)
December 1 (International Admissions Office)
Deadlines if Also Applying for Funding
The department awards both graduate teaching assistantships and graduate research assistantships. These appointments carry a waiver of tuition and instructional fees for both residents and nonresidents. Incoming students should express their interest as a part of the application process. Appointments are made for one academic year and may be renewed. Teaching assistants will have instructional responsibilities, and research assistants will be responsible for supporting research under the supervision of a faculty member.
Requirements of School of Graduate Studies
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a major in psychology or at least 24 quarter credit hours of psychology.
Courses in cognition or human learning, sensation and perception, social or organizational psychology, personality or test and measures, or abnormal, experimental design/statistics, and experimental methods. Ideally, students should also have completed a year of physical or biological science, courses in mathematics, and computer science.
Scores on the Graduate Record
Three letters of recommendation must be received from previous university professors or relevant professionals.
Essay describing their professional goals and current academic interests in human factors or industrial/organizational psychology.
All admissions are competitive. Evaluation criteria will include: cumulative grade point average, GRE scores, performance in relevant course work, letters of recommendation, previous research experience, relevant job experience, and other information about writing and quantitative skills. Applications are due by January 1 for fall consideration.