Psychology Requirements


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c/o The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Chicago, IL 60654-1822

Students applying to the M.A. in Psychology program must submit the following:

  • Application
  • Application Fee: $50
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae:  Students should ensure their resume properly highlights two or more years of post-baccalaureate work experience.
  • Essay - Please answer the following question within three double spaced typed pages (approximately 500-750 words). Essay must specifically address the program/specialization for which you are applying.
    • Psychology is a vast discipline with many career options. In an essay format, please describe:
      • Why you chose this particular program/specialization * Cite specific experiences and examples.
      • Why it is important to you to study this discipline at a school that emphasizes cultural awareness, competence, and understanding of diversity (see our Commitment to Diversity statement).
      • Your professional career goals as they relate to this specialization.
      • Why you believe this program will assist you in reaching these goals.
  • Official College/University Transcripts
    • Students must submit official transcripts from all schools where degrees have been earned. The Chicago School requires that all schools be regionally accredited higher education institutions. Official transcripts may be sent directly from the institution or with your application for admission as long as they are official, sealed, and signed across the envelope flap when they arrive.
  • Letters of Recommendation
    • N/A
  • Previous Coursework
    • N/A