|What is the application deadline?|
The application deadline is February 15 for admission for the following fall quarter.
The fall is the only time that doctoral students enter the program.
|Can I attend part-time?|
This is a full-time program. No student is allowed into the program on a part-time basis.
|Is your program APA accredited?|
Our doctoral program in counseling psychology is accredited by the APA. APA does not accredit I/O doctoral programs.
|Is this a competitive program?|
Yes, students are rated on a number of factors by a faculty committee.
|Can I apply for the Master's degree?|
Yes, but doing so does not mean that you will be accepted into the doctoral program.
|Is the Master's degree required to apply for the Ph.D. degree?|
No, a master's degree is not required to begin the doctoral program.
|Can I transfer graduate credits from other institutions?|
Yes, students can transfer up to 12 hours of credit. All transfer credit must go through an approval process that begins
with a recommendation by the I/O core faculty.
|Is the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) required? |
We require that students submit GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores. To learn more about scheduling the GRE, visit the
Educational Testing Service (ETS) Web site at http://www.gre.org/.
|Do I have to take the GRE Subject Test?|
No, we do not require students to take the subject test.
|The ETS requires codes to submit my GRE scores. What are the codes?|
Use institution code 6372
Use department code 2008
|Do my letters of recommendation have to be from professors?|
While it's a good idea to include letters from professors, we are most interested in letters from people who can comment on your
suitability to our program.
|Is an interview required?|
We invite select students to a group interview. Those students who cannot attend are given the option of a conference call with
|How long will it take me to complete the doctoral program?|
While coursework in the I/O program can be completed in three years, students will often take an additional year or two to complete their
dissertation and optional internship.
|Is there any minority assistance available?|
The Graduate School provides students with information on applying for fellowships.
|Is there any assistance for international students?|
International Student Office (ISO): http://iso.latech.edu/.