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Application Procedures

The preferred method of application is through the online application forms available at the UMBC Graduate School website: The online application includes both the UMBC Application for Graduate Admission and the Supplemental Application for the Human Services Psychology program. The UMBC Graduate School website also includes a checklist of application materials. The deadline for application is December 1. Hard copies of all application materials can be obtained by contacting the Psychology Department at (410) 455-2567.

Complete applications require the following:

  1. Application for Graduate Admission
  2. Supplemental Application for the Human Services Psychology Program
  3. Application Fee ($50 for online application; $70 for paper application)
  4. Letters of Recommendation (3)
  5. GRE Scores (General Test only if applying to the HSP community Psychology track; General Test and Subject Test if applying to the HSP Clinical or Behavioral Medicine tracks)
  6. Official Transcripts
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