Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Master of Science in Clinical Psychology


175 Sam Sibley Drive

Natchitoches, LA 71457

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Clinical Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Master of Science Program in: Psychology, Clinical1 (552) 1 In correcting deficiencies, only credits earned with a minimum grade of B will be accepted. Admission Requirements of the Program: Admission with Regular Status into the program requires: 1. A bachelor’s degree with at least 18 semester hours in Psychology, including at least three semester hours from each of the following areas: statistics, test and measurements, abnormal, and experimental. 2. Grade point average of at least 3.0. 3. GRE of 900 (combined verbal and quantitative). 4. Self-Statement (500-word, double-spaced, typed essay that discusses the student’s personal goals and reasons for wanting to earn a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern State University). 5. Two letters of recommendation. 6. Interview with departmental graduate faculty. Conditional Admission Conditional admission to the Clinical Psychology program may be granted for the first 9 semester hours of approved graduate study for students who: Have a grade point average of at least 2.5 but less than 3.0 and GRE of 900 OR Have a GRE score of 750 (combined verbal and quantitative) but less than 900 and GPA of 3.0. Conditional status in a master’s degree program may be changed to regular status by earning 9 semester hours of approved graduate degree credit at Northwestern State University with a grade of B or better on all graduate work pursued. Failure to achieve regular status after 9 graduate


The Master of Science degree in Psychology, Clinical is accredited by the Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council.

International Student Requirements:

Admission for International Students To be admitted for graduate study, international students must present to Northwestern State University an evaluation of their educational credentials by a United States professional evaluating service that has been approved by the university. International students must also meet all requirements for admission to the Graduate School. In addition, other documents required are: official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores (minimum score of 500 paper and 173 computer), an official Financial Statement Certification verifying bank funds available in U.S. dollars, an Educational Experience by Years list, a Health Form, and Immunization Record. All admission records must be on file at least 30 days prior to the date of registration. International students are only admitted on a conditional basis for the first 12 hours (see conditional admission).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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