Application Requirements

Application Deadlines Fall
Priority May 15
Standard August 1

Now accepting applications for Fall 2021 

  1. Application for admission with a $45 graduate application fee
  2. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, or the evaluated equivalency.
  3. Minimum GPA of 2.75. Applicants with a GPA below 2.75 may be considered for admission
  4. Official sealed transcripts from all colleges and universities attended sent to Graduate Admissions
  5. Three recommendations from sources who can address your potential for success. It is preferred that one recommendation be from a professor or instructor. Family and friends may not complete recommendations.
  6. Current Resume documenting all related professional and extracurricular experiences
  7. Comprehensive essay of at least 500 words that includes:
  • Purpose for entering the program
  • Experiences that have directed your interest toward Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Long-term professional goals
  • Reasons for choosing to study at CBU
  1. Prerequisites completed with a “C” or better
  • General Psychology
  • Methods of Research
  1. Successful interview with Director of the Graduate Program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  2. An applicant whose first language is not English and/or does not have a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction is required to demonstrate English proficiency.