All applicants to the Psy.D. program must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in psychology or another field. Students seeking first-year status must have a 3.0 from an accredited university with a major in Psychology or must have a 3.0 from an accredited university and have completed the following prerequisites: general psychology, social psychology, psychopathology, statistics and/or research methods in a social science, and learning/cognitive theory. These courses do not have to be completed prior to applying, but would need to be completed prior to starting the program if accepted. These courses can be completed at any accredited institution including most community colleges and even some online programs.