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Apply To The Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology Program

In the links below you will find application information to the doctoral program in clinical psychology. Transcripts and official test scores should be sent to the MSPP Admissions Office to arrive on or before the set deadline. All other materials must be supplied electronically through your online application account.


Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.

Pre-Requisite Courses must be completed before enrollment
General Psychology; Abnormal Psychology AND two out of the following six courses: Developmental Psychology; Social Psychology; Personality Theories; Behavioral Statistics; Tests & Measurements; Physiological Psychology.

MSPP currently offers these prerequisites as online courses. For more information, click here.

Academic achievement at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels (Although there is no cut-off GPA requirement, 3.0 (of 4.0) is expected).

Test scores are one component of the total application and so there are no cutoff scores. We generally look for a combined score of 1150 or above on the Verbal and Quantitative Sections of the General GRE (approximately 305 on the REVISED GRE) and at least 4.0 on the Analytical Writing Section. Applicants who are non-native speakers of English may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to provide evidence of their level of English as it is spoken and written in North America. TOEFL combined scores (listening, structure and written expression, speaking and reading) need to be 637 (paper-based), 270 (computer based), 110 (internet based) or higher.

> Required Application Materials

Application Form

Apply Online use this link to fill out and submit your application online.

Send supporting materials such as transcripts and official General GRE scores to:

MSPP Admissions/PsyD in Clinical Psychology
One Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

Times and Deadlines for Admission

Please click here for admissions application deadlines and interview schedules for all MSPP Academic programs.

Admissions Offers
Offers are sent electronically by the fourth week of March. The deadline to accept or decline an admissions offer is April 15 (APA Uniform Response Date).

After Acceptance
Advisors are assigned in May.
First year Field Education search begins when the acceptance deposit is received.
Registration for Fall Semester begins in June.
Orientation week precedes the beginning of classes (see academic calendar for details).
Classes begin before Labor Day

For information on Advanced Standing click here.

For information on our PsyD Transfer of Credit Policy, click here.

Updated 11/10/14

Apply to Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology:

Apply Online

Times & Deadlines for Admission

Selection of Candidates

Interview Process

Accepting an Offer


PsyD in Clinical Psychology Academic Information

Additional Application Information:

Application Guidelines (PDF)

International Applicants

Required Application Materials

Times & Deadlines for Admission

Admission Question?

Contact the Admissions Office by email at or by phone at 617-327-6777 x1506 0r x1507 to speak with an admissions representative.

Mail Application Materials to:

MSPP Admissions/
PsyD in Clinical Psychology
One Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

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