PhD in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology

Degree Requirements

The PhD in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology has several emphasis areas for a student to choose from.  Please see the degree offerings page for information.  A student must select an emphasis area to complete the degree.

Admission Criteria

  • GRE score with combined score of 305 preferred
  • Minimum TOEFL scores per the Graduate School
Internet-based test (iBT) Paper-based test (PBT)
92 580
When did you take the GRE? Verbal + Quantitative Analytical
On or After August 1, 2015 305 4.0

Application Deadlines

  • Fall deadline:
    • December 1st Counseling Psychology and School Psychology Doctoral programs
    • January 15th Educational Psychology and Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education (SMEE)
    • February 1st Counseling Psychology Masters programs

Note: If an applicant is admitted but does not hold a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or does not have relevant background course work, the applicant must complete prerequisite courses as specified by the faculty of the department.

Required Application Materials

To the Graduate School:

  • All required Graduate School documents
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE score within the last 5 years
  • TOEFL scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation via the online application
  • Personal statement and vitae via online application per departmental requirements

Admission Contact Information

16 Hill Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-7738

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