Admissions Overview

Admissions Overview

Requirements and Procedures

We are accepting applications for admission for Summer 2024.

To apply, fill out the online application through admissions, choosing the option of Area of interest “Psychology,” Program “Psychology in Education: Spirituality Mind Body,” Degree “Master of Arts,” Term “Summer 2024.”  

Required materials:

  • Application online (
  • Application fee of $65
  • Resume
  • Transcripts if you earned degrees in the United States, OR a course by course evaluation if you earned any degree outside of the United States
  • 2 letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources
  • Statement of Purpose (2-3 pages double spaced)
  • (TOEFL only for applicants who native language is not English)
  • Availability for the MANDATORY 2024 SMBI Summer Intensive: June 6th-14th, 2024

There are no GRE scores required for this area of focus currently.

We highly recommend that all of our applicants apply by our Priority Deadline, which is January 15th. For international applicants, the final deadline to apply is February 1st, and for domestic applicants, the final deadline is April 15th. The SMB Area of Focus only begins in the Summer term, so you must begin a Summer application (not Spring or Fall).

For questions regarding the application process, please reach out to our Admission Liaison, Ashley Blasland, at

Review Process

A team of faculty and administrators review all applicants for the SMB Area of Focus. All applicants and application materials will be given a holistic review. Life experience is valued and welcomed. Participants will not be selected exclusively based on academic credentials, however, a Bachelor’s degree is required to be eligible for review. Candidates who successfully pass the first round of review will be contacted for a Zoom or phone interview shortly after the submission of their application.

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