Admission to the program may be achieved by completing the following requirements:
Satisfactorily fulfill graduate admissions requirements for Brandman University.
Submit three letters of recommendation and recommendation waivers from individuals who have had experience with you in an academic setting and knowledge of your academic potential and from someone who knows you in a work setting, preferably one where you have worked with children.
Submit a current resume which includes experiences working with children.
Submit an autobiography essay (2-3 pages) describing life experiences that have shaped your approach to working with children and youth and what led to the decision to become a school psychologist and your commitment to the program.
Arrange an intake interview with the Associate Dean or other designated faculty.
If usingOption Two in the graduate admissions requirements and have a grade point average between 2.5 and 2.99 in the last 30 graded semester credits (45 quarter units) in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program including credits earned toward a credential, you are required to submit passing scores from one of the following standard admissions tests:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE): any two of the three GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative or Analytical Writing) may be used to meet graduate admissions standards for this program. The minimum acceptable score for the Verbal is 150, Quantitative sections is 141 and minimum score for Analytic Writing is 4.5.
Miller Analogies Test (MAT): achieve a minimum scaled score of 403.
How to Apply
Complete and submit an Application for Graduate Admission
Provide official transcripts from the regionally accredited Baccalaureate degree granting institution and transcripts from all institution where post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attemptedofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.Only credit from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted for transfers.International applicants or domestic applicants with transcripts from international institutions must also submit foreign transcripts.PLEASE DO NOT FAX TRANSCRIPTS OR TEST SCORES.
Please mail all official transcripts to the following address:
Office of Admission
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618
With the exception of transcripts or test scores, you may also fax additional required documents directly to the Office of Admission at (866) 659-1143 or e-mail the documents as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org