Masters Admissions Overview

Prospective students are invited to explore our website, contact us with questions, and visit our campus. We encourage you to learn more about our department and discover what makes Applied Psychology a unique, challenging, and welcoming community.

We want to tell you about us!

To receive additional information about one of our programs, please use our online signup form

To learn more about our programs by attending an on-campus or online information session, see a schedule of upcoming events.

If you have further questions, please don't hesitate to email the department. 

MASTER'S PROGRAMS (on-campus)

Program Website Degree  Application Deadline
School and Bilingual School Counseling MA

Jan. 15, 2018 (on-campus degree option)

Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness MA Jan. 15, 2018
Human Development and Social Intervention MA Feb. 1, 2018
LGBT Health, Education, and Social Services Advanced Cert.  Oct. 1, 2017/Feb. 1, 2018

Campus Information Sessions: 

Program  Date Location RSVP
Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness 10/3/2017 Kimbal Hall, 1st Floor Lounge RSVP
Human Development and Social Intervention 10/3/2017 Kimbal Hall, 1st Floor Lounge RSVP
Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness 11/7/2017 Jeffrey S. Gould Welcome Center RSVP
Human Development and Social Intervention 11/7/2017 Jeffrey S. Gould Welcome Center RSVP
School Counseling  11/14/2017 Jeffrey S. Gould Welcome Center RSVP
Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness 12/5/2017 Jeffrey S. Gould Welcome Center RSVP
Human Development and Social Intervention 12/5/2017 Jeffrey S. Gould Welcome Center RSVP
Counseling Programs
    • Counseling and Guidance in Schools (CNGU-MA) P-12 program prepares graduates for careers as school counselors. Graduates are also eligible for New York State certification as a guidance counselor (P-12).
      • Application Requirements: Online Application, Statement of Purpose, Resume/CV, 2 Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts, TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic (if applicable).  For more details, please view the graduate admissions page
    • Counseling and Guidance in Bilingual School Counselor (CGB-MA) P-12 program prepares graduates for careers as school counselors and offers New York State certification as a guidance counselor (P-12) Bilingual school counselor; P-12 applicants must be proficient in the second language before applying. 
      • Application Requirements: Online Application, Statement of Purpose, Resume/CV, 2 Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts, TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic (if applicable).  For more details, please view the graduate admissions page. 
  • Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness (CMHWA-MA) graduate education, and clinical training prepares graduates for careers as professional clinical counselors in a broad spectrum of settings, including community agencies,  mental health centers, hospitals, integrated behavioral health centers, and substance abuse treatment centers.
    • Application Requirements: Online Application, Statement of Purpose, Resume/CV, CMWH Essay, 2 Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts, TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic (if applicable). For more details, please view the graduate admissions page. 
Human Development and Social Intervention (HDSI-MA) 
  • Human Development and Social Intervention program offers a distinct curriculum that explicitly emphasizes the practical skills of research design and methods, grant writing and grant management, and program development and evaluation from a community psychology perspective.
    • Application Requirements: Online Application, Statement of Purpose, Resume/CV, Academic Writing Sample, 2 Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts, TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic (if applicable).
      • GRE is optional. The HDSI Admissions Committee acknowledges there are several ways to demonstrate graduate school readiness.  This may include, but is not limited to, professional or academic experience or by submitting the test results from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).  Therefore, submitting the GRE results is optional for HDSI applicants.
LGBT Health, Education and Social Services (LGBT-ADCRT) - Advanced Certificate Program
  • The LGBT Health, Education, and Social Services advanced certificate programis for individuals who want to work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and/or to work on LGBT issues in educational, health, research, counseling, and community-based settings.  Through required and elective coursework you will gain greater knowledge about this specific population and develop skills to provide more effective services to LGBT people and organizations serving this population.
    • Application Requirements: Online Application, Statement of Purpose, Resume/CV,  2 Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic (if applicable). Completion of a master's degree is required for admission to this program.  For more details, please view the graduate admissions page.
Important Links/Dates
  • To receive additional information about one of our programs, please use our online signup form

If you have more questions, please contact  Graduate Admissions to request additional information.