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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.
  • Your resume
  • 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.
  • Personal Statement of Intent (1.5 - 2 pages, pages, single-spaced) that addresses:
    • Why you want to be a school psychologist and what draws you to this profession.
    • What you have learned from your volunteer/work experience with school-aged children, including those from diverse backgrounds and those with exceptional needs. 
    • Aspects of your own background and lived experience that will contribute to the strengths of a diverse cohort learning community.
    • What makes the LMU School Psychology Program a good fit for you

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.