All M.A. Programs
Please refer to the department website for coursework prerequisite requirements.
M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
The department requires you to submit a case study and short video statement as part of the Case Study assignment.
Ph.D. in Social Psychology
Please refer to the Applicant Statement page for instructions on the Statement on Quantitative and Programming Skills Preparation.
All Other Ph.D. Programs
The Ph.D. programs in Psychology offer the opportunity to conduct research in New York or NYU Abu Dhabi. Applicants to the Abu Dhabi track should indicate their interest in the campus section of the application.
Non-degree applicants to General Psychology (PSYC) who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or applicants who hold a current H1-B visa, must use the online application to apply. Other non-degree applicants must follow special instructions — refer to Application Policies. As part of the application, all applicants must provide:
- One (1) letter of recommendation
- Final and official academic transcripts showing proof that the bachelor’s degree or equivalent was conferred, including all courses with grades received
- TOEFL required of all applicants who are not native English speakers (see Test Scores)
For non-degree applicants, the GRE and additional letters of recommendation are optional (please leave items blank on the application if you do not provide). The statement of academic purpose should explain why you want to attend the program as a non-degree student. Note: Not all courses are available to non-degree students due to enrollment limits, courses that are only open to degree-seeking students or courses that require prerequisites that must be taken in the master’s program.