Applications are submitted electronically.
In the electronic application system, you will be asked for the following:
- Official transcripts (one set) from all colleges and universities you have attended, including if your degree is in progress.
- GRE test scores sent to LMU, Institution Code 4403 (waived if you already hold a graduate master's level degree)
- Three letters of recommendation
- Please ensure that one letter is from a practicing School Psychologist, Director of Psychological Services, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, or licensed psychologist familiar with the role of a School Psychologist.
- Statement of Intent (2-4 pages, double-spaced) that addresses:
- Why you want to be a school psychologist;
- What characteristics will make you an effective school psychologist;
- How you are committed to preparing yourself to be an effective school psychologist;
- What your experience is working with school-aged children, including those from diverse backgrounds and those with exceptional needs?; and,
- How do align yourself with the School of Education's mission and conceptual framework?
Please note that the priority deadline for school psychology applications is the first Friday of February. Group interviews are held in early March. Admission decisions are made in late March and classes begin the first week of July. There are also a few program requirements to be completed after admission. At the completion of the program, candidates take the Praxis II-School Psychology Exam. A passing score on the Praxis II is necessary to become a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.