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Psychology Graduate Admissions Information

All steps must be completed and admissions requirements met for your application to be reviewed by the department.

The PSYCAS portal opens to all applicants on September 13th.

Please do not send anything to Eastern Michigan University. Everything should be submitted through PSYCAS!

Application materials submitted to PSYCAS include:

  • Centralized application
  • Personal statement (instructions available within PSYCAS) – 500 words
  • Essay related to fit with the program (instructions available within PSYCAS) – 500 words
  • Diversity essay (instructions available within PSYCAS) – 75 words
  • Official transcripts of all education beyond high school. Required for every institution granting credit. (International Transcripts – Post-secondary transcripts from a non-U.S. institution must be submitted directly to one of four approved evaluation services for a detailed, course by course report. See International Admission Checklist for additional information. Applicants should allow 2–6 weeks for the evaluation to be completed.)
  • Official GRE results, including verbal, quantitative and writing scores as well as the Advanced Psychology Exam score, if taken. If required, submit evidence of English language proficiency as demonstrated by official test scores on the TOEFL, TWE or MELAB. CODE = 4188
  • Writing sample (typically a research paper)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Three letters of recommendation

Applicants invited to interview will need apply to EMU and submit official transcripts. Information will be sent to you if this additional application, transcripts and fee are needed.

If needed, transcripts can be submitted by email to transcripts_admissions@emich.edu or mail to:

Office of Admissions
Eastern Michigan University
P.O. Box 970
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Doctoral Program

Questions and concerns should be directed to: Doctoral Program Associate | EMU Psychology Clinic | 611 Cross Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 | psy_doc@emich.edu | 734.487.4987

Completed applications, including Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores, letters of recommendation, and transcripts, must be received by December 1 for consideration. If the 1st falls on a weekend, materials will be accepted the next business day only. Applicants will be notified by February 15 if an interview is warranted. In accordance with APA guidelines, acceptance notices will be made by April 1.

Master's Programs

Completed applications, including Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores, letters of recommendation, and transcripts, must be received by February  1st  for consideration. If the 1st falls on a weekend, materials will be accepted the next business day only. 

Clinical Behavioral Master's Program

Questions and concerns should be directed to: psy_cbgrad@emich.edu

General Clinical Master's Program

Questions and concerns should be directed to: psy_gcgrad@emich.edu

Experimental Master's Program

Questions and concerns should be directed to: psy_xgrad@emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University and the Psychology Department reserve the right to change any statement in this program concerning, but not limited to, rules, policies, tuition, fees, curricula and courses.

 

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