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School Psychology (EdS and PhD)


Admission Requirements

Students wishing to enroll in the program must be admitted to the Utah State University School of Graduate Studies in School Psychology. The application requires the following:

  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • a statement of professional intent/interest
  • GRE Scores
  • Official Transcripts
  • Vitae | Resume

School Psychology Admission Criteria

Online access to USU's Graduate School Application, along with other helpful links, can be accessed below.

USU Graduate School

Application Deadline (EdS)

February 1 of the desired year of admission. Applications received after February 1st and before May 15th may be given consideration if there are still unfilled slots. Applications received after May 15th will not be reviewed.

Application Deadline (PhD)

Application review will begin December 1st.  Applications will continue to be reviewed as received until our cohort is filled.  Applications after May 15th will not be reviewed.  To receive highest priority applications should be received by December 1st.  

Acceptance Window

Offers of admission are generally extended before April 1st. Those applicants who are offered admissions into the program have until April 15th to accept or decline the offer in writing (or via e-mail). All offers of admission are automatically void at the end of the working day on April 15th (or the first Monday thereafter). Thus, a lack of response by this date will result in the automatic withdrawal of the admissions offer.

Degree Granted

EdS (NASP Approved)
PhD (Not currently APA or NASP Approved)

Required Undergraduate Prerequisites Are:

These courses do not have to be taken before applying to be in the program, but must be taken (and a grade of B or better earned) before starting the School Psychology Program.

  • Analysis of Behavior: Basic Principles : PSY 1400
  • Psychological Statistics: PSY 3010
  • Abnormal Psychology : PSY 3210