Apply to Our Graduate Program

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Apply to Our Program

Thank you for your interest in our Graduate Program in Psychology!

We accept applications for admission to our graduate program for the fall term each year. Students are accepted directly into the Ph.D. program, but complete a Master’s degree on route to their Ph.D. We are strongly committed to a diverse graduate education, and encourage applications from underrepresented minority groups. Please note, we do not offer a Terminal Master's in Psychology.

 

Clinical Cognitive and Neural Systems (CNS) Social Human-Animal Interactions (CVM)*
John Allen Stephen Adamo None During 2024 Emily Bray
Zachary Cohen John Allen   Evan MacLean
Melissa Flores Jessica Andrews-Hanna   Maggie O'Haire
Heidi Hamann Ying-hui Chou   Kerri Rodriguez
Ashley Huggins Stephen Cowen    
Daniel Taylor Arne Ekstrom    
  Jean-Marc Fellous    
  Rebecca Gomez    
  Eve Isham    
  Vicky Lai    

NOTE:

* - these faculty are affiliate members of Psychology, whose primary emphasis is with Human-Animal Interactions within the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM).

How to Apply

STATUS Admissions for Fall 2024 will be available soon.

The application process for the 2024-2025 academic year will open October 15, 2023.

The Department of Psychology accepts applications for admissions to graduate program study for only the Fall term each year. The application process is entirely electronic through the UA Graduate College website and will be available in October.

*The application deadline for International and Domestic Applicants is December 1, 2023.


The application consists of (1) an online application to the Graduate College, and (2) the Psychology departmental requirements. 

(1) Graduate College

(2) Psychology Department

PLEASE NOTE:

  • We do not accept applications for Spring admissions - all terms will begin in the Fall semester.
  • GRE - NO LONGER REQUIRED - The GRE is not required for admission to this program. 

Graduate Program Timeline

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October 15th - December 1st
Submit your application to the graduate program through the University of Arizona Graduate College.

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December 1st - January
Once the Admissions Committee has evaluated applications, the Department will extend an invitation to a small set of prospective applicants for interviews.

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February
Interview Days: During your interview, you will meet faculty, students and staff, explore our state-of-the-art facilities, gain first-hand insight into our state-of-the-art research programs, and learn about beautiful southern Arizona.

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March-April
If you are accepted into the graduate program, a formal letter of admission, including details of financial support, will be sent to you. You have until April 15 of the current year to accept this offer of admission.

*In an effort to provide clarity to those waiting, Psychology will also send notice of refusals to close your application in this round of submissions.

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August
New graduate students arrive at The University of Arizona for orientation and the start of graduate studies.

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Updated: 11/16/23