Applied Psychology Admission Requirements
ATTENTION COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY CONCENTRATION APPLICANTS:
- The priority deadline for submitting application materials for the Counseling Psychology Concentration program is Nov. 1 for spring 2022 applicants and March 1 for fall 2022 applicants.
- The Counseling Psychology Concentration program will be waiving GRE scores for spring 2022, fall 2022 and spring 2023 applicants.
- a bachelor's degree in psychology with a minimum 3.0 GPA from a regionally accredited college or university
- grades of B or better in statistics and research methods courses.
Applicants who do not meet all of these qualifications may, with the approval of the program's admission committee, be accepted if there is space available. Additional criteria may apply; see the UBalt Graduate Catalog for further information.
Counseling Psychology Concentration:
fall semester admission: the priority deadline is March 1
- spring semester admission: the priority deadline is Nov. 1
I-O Psychology Concentration:
fall semester admission: applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but for best consideration, please submit all application materials by April 1
spring semester admission: Dec. 1
*Applications received after the deadline dates will be considered depending on availability of space, strength of your credentials and sufficiency of time for processing.
*You can apply for these assistantships and fellowships even before you know of your admission decision; please don't wait.
- Online application. Complete and submit the online application and pay the $50 application fee. (To pay in-state tuition, you must submit the Maryland In-State Residency form). You can submit your Statement of Personal Interest electronically as part of the online application.
- Official transcript(s). Request that an official transcript of all prior college or university work (including graduate courses, if applicable) be sent directly from each institution attended; electronic transcripts are encouraged.
- Applied Psychology recommendation form and a letter of recommendation. Have a professor or employer submit a completed recommendation form and a letter of recommendation on your behalf; they should be sent in a sealed envelope with a signature across the sealed portion OR emailed to email@example.com.
GRE General Test scores. Have your GRE scores sent directly from the testing agency; UBalt's code is 5810. Your scores should be no more than five years old. **waived for spring '22, fall '22 and spring '23 applicants to the Counseling Psychology Concentration
Send all materials by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the University of Baltimore Office of Graduate Admission, 1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201.
**Conditional Admission Standards: Applicants not meeting the requirements for unconditional admission—including holding a bachelor’s degree in psychology—may, with the approval of the program’s admission committee, be accepted on a conditional basis. Conditional admission requires the completion of several undergraduate psychology courses, at either UBalt or another university. Conditionally admitted students will be notified of the requirements they must meet to achieve unconditional status and continue in the program.