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Be sure to review the admissions information for both the university (step 1) and for your program (step 2). Most programs build upon the core requirements established by the university.

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Returning Applicants

Completed application due:
December 1

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Part 1: Apply to Graduate School

The Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the University of Georgia, including those in the College of Education. The Graduate School website contains important details about the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.

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Most programs have additional requirements* beyond the Grad School application. Review Part 2: Apply to Program for admissions information specific to the PhD in Educational Psychology (School Psychology).

*For example, you may need to schedule an interview and/or submit additional documents such as writing samples, a CV or resume, or a statement of purpose. Some programs require an official transcript, not just the unofficial transcript as required by the University.

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Part 2: Apply to Program

For the PhD in Educational Psychology (School Psychology)

All specializations for the PhD in Educational Psychology require GRE scores (and TOEFL/IELTS for international applicants). While completing your Graduate School application, please include the following documents where appropriate:

  • Current resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation.

Your 3 letters of recommendation should be from individuals who can evaluate your scholarly ability and potential for success in a graduate program. Preferably, at least 2 of the 3 letters will be from faculty who have instructed the applicant in a previous program of study.

Admission to any specialization depends on factors including research interests, test scores and availability of an appropriate advisor.

Application Deadlines

December 1

In your Statement of Purpose, please indicate at least one professor with whom you would like to work.

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