Positive psychology
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How to apply

Fulfill the admission requirements:

  • Completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education.
  • If English is not your native language, please submit a TOEFL score of at least 92 (internet-based test), an IELTS score of at least 6.5, a Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of at least 62 or a Cambridge C1 Advanced score of at least 185.
  • GRE scores are not required.

Application dates

This program accepts rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time. We recommend you submit your application six weeks before the beginning of the term in which you wish to start your course work.

    To start classes in Apply by Classes begin
    Fall July 1 August
    Spring Dec. 1 January
    Summer Apr. 15 June

    Gather your papers

    Applying will be easier and faster if you gather these required documents beforehand.

    • Transcripts of all previous college or university education. Upload unofficial transcripts in your online application. If you are accepted, you will be asked to provide official transcripts.

    • Résumé or CV.
    • Statement of purpose (500 words) describing how this program will benefit your career aspirations and help you act upon your personal beliefs, goals and philosophy.
    • Two letters of recommendation. In the online application, you will need to supply names and contact details of university faculty members, employment-related professionals, etc. who can attest to your intellectual, experiential and interpersonal abilities. The Graduate School will contact your references with instructions regarding the letters.
    • TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or C1 Advanced score reports for applicants whose native language is not English. For information on sending test scores, visit the Grad School website.

    Complete the online application

    Carefully follow the instructions on the application site.

    • Upload the above documents in the online application
    • Degree/delivery: Graduate Certificate- Distance (Online/Remote Site/etc.)
    • Academic program: Positive Psychology-Distance (Grad Cert)

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