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Department of Psychological Sciences

Our most recent data indicate that 90% of our alumni who graduated between 2009 and 2017 are licensed. Our graduates who did not become licensed typically are in positions that do not require licensure (e.g., teaching faculty or research positions). Please note that graduate training alone does not lead to licensure immediately upon graduation...

Department of Psychological Sciences

The following faculty mentors are potentially recruiting new PhD students for the 2021 incoming doctoral class: Yossef Ben-Porath, Jeffrey Ciesla, Karin Coifman, Douglas Delahanty, Chris Flessner, Stephen Fountain, Judith Gere, Lee Gilman, Josefina Grau, John Gunstad, Mary Himmelstein, Joel Hughes, William Merriman, Angela Neal-Barnett, Amy Sato,...

Department of Psychological Sciences

If you have questions that have not been answered by our online materials, contact the Psychological Sciences, Office of Graduate Admissions at: Telephone:  330-672-8536 Email:  gradpsyc@kent.edu

You can contact international admissions in the Office of Global Education at 330-672-7980 or intladm@kent.edu. International applications are received and processed by KSU’s Office of Global Education. For additional information on the international student application process, visit international admissions Frequently Asked Questions.

Department of Psychological Sciences

All decisions will be released by April 15, via the email you indicated on your application.

The areas of interest for Psychological Science include Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive, Developmental, Health, and Social.  Please visit our webpage at www.kent.edu/psychology/training-areas to learn more information about each training area and the core faculty members.

The areas of interest for Clinical Psychology include Adult Psychopathology, Assessment, Child Clinical, Clinical Health, and Neuropsychology.  Please visit our webpage at www.kent.edu/psychology/training-areas to learn more information about each training area and the core faculty members.

The Department evaluates each applicant's entire package.  We do require a minimum last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework GPA of 3.0 but no minimum GRE score.  The table below shows the average scores of applicants recently admitted to the Clinical and Psychological Science programs. Clinical Program 2019-20 2020-21 ...

Department of Psychological Sciences

In evaluating applications, the Department focuses on your grades and the courses in which they were earned, your personal statement, which should reflect your professional goals, areas of specialized interest, research experience and other relevant background experiences, your letters of recommendation, and your scores on the GRE. The Department...

Department of Psychological Sciences

Our application deadline is December 1st of each year, for the following Fall admission.