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University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
Admission standards to the School Psychology Ed.S. program are designed to attract students with high academic and professional potential. The program does not discriminate in admissions on the basis of gender, race, disability, cultural background, sexual orientation, or national origin. The program actively seeks to build a student body with diverse backgrounds. Each application received by the program is evaluated individually and with care.
Admission to the program is on a competitive basis and is based upon evaluation of information from the following sources:
These factors, as well as others that applicants choose to bring to our attention, are weighed into the selection of students for our program. GRE is not required, but applicants can submit the scores if they choose to. Admission preference to the School Psychology Program is given to applicants with the following:
Students with a bachelor’s degree who demonstrate particular promise for doctoral study in School Psychology may apply directly to the Doctoral Program upon completion of the bachelor’s degree. Prospective students may also first apply to the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Program in School Psychology. However, acceptance into the Ed.S. Program does not guarantee future admission into Ph.D. Program.
Your application will be considered once you have submitted all required documentation. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed and will be automatically denied. If you have questions related to the application, contact Jillian Hanlin (email@example.com or 520-621-7822), the Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies.
Once your application has been submitted, you may check the status of your application at any time by logging into GradApp and opening your application. You will be notified via email if you are invited for an interview and when a final admission decision has been reached.
Information regarding the department, our faculty, and the academic requirements can be found at the program website. For questions regarding the program, please contact the program director, Dr. Jennifer Kirkpatrick for Tucson EdS and Dr. Marsha Spencer for Chandler EdS .
Applicants must meet the minimum standards listed in the UA Graduate Catalog to be considered for admission. Additional information can be obtained from the Graduate College or by emailing Graduate Admissions.
Guidelines for Statement of Purpose
In this Statement of Purpose, please answer the following questions in no more than 150 words per question.
The deadline for submission of an application is January 15th. Admission is permitted only in the fall semester.
No standardized tests are required for domestic applicants. International applicants please see the Graduate College requirements for acceptable English proficiency credentials.
Contact your advisor or faculty in your program for information by visiting the department web site: http://www.coe.arizona.edu/dps
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
3406 for Major
View School Psychology (EDS) in the University's Main Catalog.
College of Education
|Application Acceptance Rate||43.68%|
|Avg. Time-to-degree (years)||n/a|
|Enrollment Percent Male||17.24%|
|Enrollment Percent Female||82.76%|
|Enrollment Percent International||2.3%|
|Enrollment Percent URM||36.78%|