SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Last Updated: October 14, 2014

In order to be considered for admission to the program the following fall, all admissions materials must be received by January 15th. In order to apply to the program, please follow the steps below:

  1. Make a formal application to Southern Connecticut State University’s Graduate School. The application can be found and completed online. A non-refundable fee of $50 must be paid at the time of submission with a credit card.
  2. Write to all the colleges and universities you've attended asking them to send an official transcript to the Graduate School address below:

            Dean, School of Graduate Studies
            Southern Connecticut State University
            501 Crescent Street
            New Haven, CT 06515-1355
            E-mail: gradinfo@southernct.edu
            In-state telephone: (203) 392-5240
            Out-of-state telephone: (800) 448-0661  
            Website: www.southernct.edu/grad

  1. Please submit all of the materials listed below by January 15th to the School Psychology Graduate Programs at:

            Elizabeth Kelley Rhoades, PhD, NCSP
            Coordinator, School Psychology Graduate Programs
            Counseling and School Psychology Department
            Southern Connecticut State University
            501 Crescent Street
            New Haven, CT 06515-1355
            E-mail: rhoadese1@southernct.edu
            Phone: (203) 392-5910 (general office number)
            Fax: (203) 392-5917

  1. Your PRAXIS-I Scores or Waiver form.
  2. A copy of your transcripts (these can be unofficial).
  3. Three completed recommendation forms. Written letters are welcome to accompany the recommendation form, but note that the recommendation form is required. At least one recommendation should be from someone who can speak to your intellectual and academic skills.
  4. Personal essay with cover sheet: Explain your reasons for wanting to enter the field of school psychology and the SCSU School Psychology program in particular. This typed/word processed essay should be approximately 250-500 words in length.
  5. Resume or Vita.