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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Application Info

Page address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/clinicalpsychology/application.html

Application Procedures & Info

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Application Procedures

Application Deadline: February 15

Admission to the program is competitive with applications due on February 15th for classes beginning the following Fall. We only admit students in the Fall semester

To be considered for the clinical program, two separate application and admission procedures are required. Acceptance by both the Clinical Psychology Program and the College of Graduate Studies is required.

1. Application to Department of Psychology

Departmental procedures are detailed below. An application to the clinical program should be sent to the Clinical Program Admission Committee of the Psychology Department. Admission to the Clinical Program allows you to take restricted courses leading to the degree.

  1. Application for Admission to the Clinical Program.
  2. A copy of your curriculum vita.
  3. A roughly 2-page statement of purpose that outlines why you are interested in pursuing graduate training in clinical psychology at MSU, Mankato.
  4. GRE Scores (from Educational Testing Service) photocopies of results are accepted.
  5. Unofficial academic transcript(s)- -photocopies are accepted.
  6. Any supporting information you wish to supply, such as papers or reports you have written, etc.
  7. Reference Reports sent directly from three persons who know your academic ability. Please include references from psychology faculty who know you well.

No file is reviewed until all required materials have been received. Applicants are advised of the Clinical Program Committee's decisions as soon as possible. This process does not usually take longer than about March 25th. Applicants are urged to have their files complete as soon as possible after January 1, but not later than February 15.

To submit applications to the clinical psychology program:

Clinical Program Admissions Committee
Department of Psychology
Armstrong Hall 103
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001 Phone: 507-389-2724

To schedule a campus visit or to inquire about admission to the clinical program:

Jeffrey Buchanan, Ph.D.,
Director of Clinical Training
Department of Psychology
Armstrong Hall 103
Minnesota State Univesity, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5824

To check the status of your application to the clinical program and to verify that your application is complete by February 15:

Cretia Welborn, Administrative Assistant
Department of Psychology
Armstrong Hall 103
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2724

2. Application to the College of Graduate Studies

An application for admission to graduate study should be sent to the College of Graduate Studies. The application procedure requires that you furnish official transcripts and G.R.E. scores, pay the application fee and complete an application form.

Admission to the College of Graduate Studies allows you to take coursework in the university but does not assure admission to the specific degree program in Clinical Psychology.

To obtain College of Graduate Studies application materials and information regarding assistantships, contact the College of Graduate Studies office.