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Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology Admission Requirements

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In order to complete the admissions process for the Psy.D. program in Clinical Psychology, you’ll need:

Application Process

  • Complete a Graduate Application and submit application fee of $30
  • Completed Psy.D. Supplemental Questions
  • Completed essays
    • In 500 words or less, write a brief autobiography emphasizing why you want to be a psychologist
    • In 500 words or less, discuss your commitment to diversity and if applicable, service to under-represented Appalachian sectors
    • In 500 words or less, discuss your research goals/agenda; identify the faculty member(s) with whom you want to work
  • Request that official transcripts from ALL degree granting colleges & universities be sent directly from the respective institution(s) to:

University of the Cumberlands
Graduate & Online Admissions

6985 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above

Graduate GPA of 3.5 or above (if applicable)

  • Documentation of language fluency (i.e., TOEFL or IELTS – if applicable)
  • Three (3) completed recommendation forms
    • Forms must be completed by past professors or supervisors of your professional work who can objectively evaluate your overall capability to succeed in the program
    • Forms should include information about your academic preparation and/or professional orientation and experience
    • If you have previous graduate study, one form MUST be completed by an instructor in that program
  • Resume or CV
  • GRE scores - A combined verbal and quantitative score of 300 or above is strongly preferred
  • Undergraduate major in psychology (preferred) OR at least 12 hours of undergraduate coursework in psychology
  • Completion of an interview with the program Admissions Committee; additional information and interview requirements will be provided for selected applicants