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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to this program, students must:

  • Have a baccalaureate degree, preferably in psychology, from an accredited undergraduate program and a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)* 
  • Have twelve (12) undergraduate credits of psychology, including statistics
  • Submit a completed application (including two (2) letters of recommendation) to the LIU Brooklyn Office of Admissions. Please apply online at My LIU or use the Apply Now link in the left-hand navigation bar at the LIU Brooklyn Admissions website at

Note: Transfer credit into the graduate program will be subjected to evaluation by the coordinator of the M.A. program and the dean of graduate studies. All transfer credits must carry a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. A maximum of 9 credits can be transferred into the M.A. program