Currently, 30%+ of UW-L's psychology undergraduates go on to graduate school. The vast majority attend 2-year applied Master's programs. Applying to graduate school takes a lot of time, energy and money. Students should start planning during their junior year (if not earlier!). There is a lot of useful information below. Be sure to read it before seeing your advisor.
Every Fall semester in mid-October, UW-L hosts a Social Science Graduate School Workshop Night ("Grad Night"). We strongly recommend you attend even if you are just "thinking" about applying to graduate school. Email announcements are sent by Career Services.
Graduate schools are looking for strong students with the initiative and ability to do graduate work. In particular, they need to know that YOU know why you want that particular degree. Consequently, the follow criteria play the largest role in admissions.
There are five major steps involved in applying to graduate
The Psychology Department has a copy of each of the following resources. They cannot be checked out but students can peruse them and see which resources they may wish to secure.
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