Applicant Statement/Letter of Intent: Write an autobiographical sketch (1200-2000 words). You may consider answering the following as part of your statement:
Why do you want to become a school psychologist (instead of a teacher, school counselor, mental health counselor, or clinical psychologist, etc.)?
Why do you wish to pursue your education and training at FIU?
What unique life experiences, academic and research background, leadership, and work history relating to children and families would make you well prepared for graduate school?
What are your career objectives (i.e. what do you see yourself doing in 5 years after completing the program)?
What does diversity, equity and inclusion mean to you?
Letters of Recommendation: Required, 3 Letters
Preference will be given to applicants whose letters are written by faculty or professors who can evaluate the applicant’s potential success in a graduate program. Letters must be written on letterhead or stationery.
15 credit hours of psychology courses including a statistics or research methods course