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Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Program

If you seek admission to the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program, you must hold a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a graduate level cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or an earned Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution.

If you do not hold a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree in psychology or a related field, you are required to successfully complete ORG 5001 Survey of Psychology I (3 credits) and ORG 5002 Survey of Psychology II (3 credits) as part of your program. These two courses are designed to prepare you for the remainder of the program. You may appeal to the Registrar's Office to be waived from the introductory course requirements if you have previous coursework or experience in psychology or a related field that satisfies the foundational academic material from the field of psychology. The appeal will be evaluated by the University Registrar or designee and the School Dean. If you are not required to take the introductory courses here, you are responsible for familiarity with foundational academic material from the field of psychology.

Due to residency requirements, this program is not available to non-US residents at this time.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program

If you seek admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program you must hold a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a graduate level cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or an earned Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education
If you do not hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in education, early childhood education, educational leadership, teaching, or a related field, you are required to successfully complete EDU 5005 Survey of Education (3 credits) as part of the program. This course is designed to prepare you for the remainder of the program. You may appeal to the Registrar's Office to be waived from the introductory course requirement if you have previous coursework or experience in education, early childhood education, educational leadership, teaching, or a related field that satisfies the foundational academic material from the field of education. The appeal will be evaluated by the University Registrar or designee and the School Dean. If you are not required to take the introductory course at University of the Rockies, you are responsible for familiarity with foundational academic material from the field of education.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Services
If you do not hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in human services, human performance technology, human resource development, organizational leadership, or a related field, you are required to successfully complete HUM 5005 Foundations of Human Services Policy and Practice (3 credits) as part of the program. This course is designed to prepare you for the remainder of the program. You may appeal to the Registrar's Office to be waived from the introductory course requirements if you have previous coursework or experience in human services, human performance technology, human resource development, organizational leadership, or a related field that satisfies the foundational academic material from the field of human services. The appeal will be evaluated by the University Registrar or designee and the School Dean. If you are not required to take the introductory course at University of the Rockies, you are responsible for familiarity with foundational academic material from the field of human services.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Organizational Development and Leadership
If you do not hold a Bachelor's or a Master's degree in human performance technology, instructional systems design, human resource development, organizational leadership, or a related field, you are required to successfully complete ORG 5010 Survey of Organizational Development & Leadership I (3 credits) and ORG 5011 Survey of Organizational Development & Leadership II (3 credits) as part of your program. These two courses are designed to prepare you for the remainder of the program. You may appeal to the Registrar's Office to be waived from the introductory course requirements if you have previous coursework or experience in human performance technology, instructional systems design, human resource development, organizational leadership, industrial and organizational psychology, or a related field that satisfies the foundational academic material from the field of organizational development and leadership. The appeal will be evaluated by the University Registrar or designee and the School Dean. If you are not required to take the introductory courses here, you are responsible for familiarity with foundational academic material from the field of organizational development and leadership.

Due to residency requirements, this program is not available to non-US residents at this time.

Master of Arts Programs

If you seek admission to the Master of Arts programs, you must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a Master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. If you enter with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.99, you will be placed on Academic Watch.

Graduate Certificate Program

If you seek admission to a Graduate Certificate program, you must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or hold a Master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.

Please see the University of the Rockies Catalog for additional information regarding provisional and full admission status requirements for the Master of Arts in Psychology.

Non-Degree Seeking Applicant

If you seek admission as a Non-Degree Seeking Student, you must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or for Doctoral-level courses, hold a Master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Please see additional policies for non-degree seeking students under Non-Degree Seeking Students in the General Academic Information and Policies section in the University of the Rockies Catalog.

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