Graduate FAQ's


Graduate FAQ's

Are international students eligible to apply to the graduate programs?

What are the undergraduate prerequisites for the Master's and PhD programs?
You can find specific prerequisite information on that program's page. If there are no prerequisites listed, that means there are no prerequisites to apply for that particular program.

Can I apply directly to the PhD programs with only a Bachelor's degree?
Yes you can as long as you have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or a related field.

Am I required to submit GRE scores?
The following programs DO require GRE scores to be submitted:
Human Development and Social Intervention, Psychological Development, and Psychology and Social Intervention.
The following programs DO NOT require GRE scores:
Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness, and Counseling and Guidance: Counselor in Schools K-12

Am I required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores?
If you recieved your Bachelor's degree from an English-speaking institution, then TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores are not required.

Is there a GPA requirement when applying to the graduate programs?
No, but a higher GPA (3.0 or higher) is preferred.

Is it possible to be a part-time graduate student?
Our graduate programs are designed for full-time students. In some circumstances, students are able to navigate the MA programs on a part time basis; however, there are certain courses that are only during the day. Working students may have conflicts with the course schedule, as well as with their internship. Doctoral students can only complete the program full time.

Will credits from another university transfer or do they only waive certain requirements?
This is dependent on the school from which you are transferring as well as the program you are applying to. For specific questions you can contact the Graduate Adviser at (212) 998-5604. It is important to know that credits from one earned degree cannot be used for another degree.

What is the student-faculy ratio?