Below you will find answers to some questions you may have about earning your Master of Science in Psychology at Avila University.
Does Avila require the GRE for the graduate psychology programs?
No, the GRE is no longer required.
Are classes offered during the day? When are the class times?
Most of the graduate psychology classes begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 8:40 p.m. There are a few exceptions for classes that begin at 4 p.m. There are also weekend intensive classes that a student can chose to take as an elective credit. Internship will require students to commit daytime hours.
Are there any classes on-line?
There are no classes in the program that are 100% on-line. However, some classes are in a blended format where students meet for a portion of the class on campus and then the other portion of the class is on-line.
When does your Master's degree program start?
The Counseling Psychology and General Psychology programs accept students for enrollment in the fall, spring and summer.
Do you have a cut-off date for applications?
The Counseling Psychology and General Psychology programs do not have a specific enrollment deadline; however, we frequently limit our acceptance to the first set of 25 applicants who meet our criteria and so it is important to file an application as soon as possible to assure a reserved space in the program.
Do you have an application fee?
We do not have an application fee.
What is candidacy?
Candidacy is the graduate status that students achieve after successful completion of 15 credit hours in the Counseling Psychology program. Candidacy status indicates a student has demonstrated the basic skills necessary for effective counseling, academic achievement, ethical behavior and general professional comportment.