Psychology Program

Saint Leo University admissions are rolling, which means you can enroll at any time and begin your studies during one of our three convenient start dates throughout the year.

Master of Science in Psychology

Admission decisions for the Master of Science of Psychology are based on several criteria, including motivation, maturity, work experience, and leadership qualities, along with academic records and test scores. Each applicant is evaluated individually.

Admission Process

  1. BA or BS degree with a GPA ≥ 3.00 cumulative
  2. Completion of the following at the undergraduate level
    Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Statement of Professional Goals
    Submit a statement or goals consisting of 500 words or more on how Saint Leo's M.S. Psychology program will help you achieve those goals
  5. The GRE general test scores if your GPA is below 3.00
  6. Application
    Fill out the online application or download, complete and return.
  7. Fill out the Cohort form
    Fill out the Cohort form indicating you are completing your degree as part of a cohort and return.
  8. Application Fee
    Submit a one-time, non-refundable $80 application fee
  9. Official transcripts
    Send official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions previously attended to the Office of Graduate Admission. A United States equivalency evaluation must accompany transcripts from foreign institutions, which must be certified by an approved evaluation service. Graduates or former students of Saint Leo University do not need to submit transcripts if they have been previously submitted and are on file. Download Transcript Request Form.

Application, letters and transcripts can be sent to:

Director of Graduate Admission - MC2248
Saint Leo University
P.O. Box 6665
Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665

International Students

All international students who native language is not English are required to submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test). Applicants holding an undergraduate degree from an academic institution within the United States, an English-speaking country, or from an institution where the language of instruction is English are not required to take the TOEFL examination.