MPS Admission Requirements
All applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Application Deadline Submission: We accept students for admission in both the fall and spring semesters. The deadline for fall admission is June 1. The deadline for spring admission is November 1.
No application can be evaluated without all the required documentation which include:
- A personal statement from the applicant addressing his/her reasons for applying and his/her plans for the future (uploaded)
- Three letters of reference from individuals who can address the candidate's potential for success (uploaded)
- Unofficial transcript(s) (uploaded)
- Official college transcript(s) mailed to the Graduate School (see address below)
- minimum of a 3.0 grade point average
- or a GPA greater than 3.0 for the last two years of study
- If not a native speaker of English, a TOEFL score of at least 550 for the paper-based version and at least 213 for the computer-based version.
- Two years relevant work experience is highly desirable.
- GRE is not required.
- Applicants must upload a 10-page writing sample; citations should follow the format outlined by the American Psychological Association (APA). For additional details, email Dr. Peter Diplock at email@example.com
Applications are evaluated as soon as the student's file is complete.
Applicants seeking admission to the Master of Professional Studies program should follow the application guidelines outlined in the UConn Graduate Catalog.
An online application can be found on the Graduate School web site. Applicants applying to the Grad School from this link must fill out all the information required, making sure to upload copies of their Personal Statement, 3 Letters of Reference, and their Unofficial Transcript(s). After you apply, please send the Grad School your Official Transcript(s) in one envelope to the University of Connecticut, Whetton Graduate Center, 438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1152, Storrs, CT 06269-1152.
If you have any questions on how to use the Hobson's Apply Yourself online application system, please contact the Grad School at 860-486-3617.
International Students: This program is a part-time and online program. Pursuant to U.S. immigration regulations, the University of Connecticut may not sponsor F-1 and J-1 visas for the purpose of coming to the U.S. for enrollment in this program. International students may enroll in this program if they are currently in the U.S. in another visa status that permits foreign nationals to engage in school enrollment while meeting their primary visa objective, or if they complete the program from their home country.
In order for credits earned as a Non-Degree student (limited to no more than 6) to be transferred into a MPS degree program, you must receive a B (not a B-) or better, as stated in the 2012-2013 Graduate Catalog.