What happens after I apply?
The PhD program utilizes a rolling admissions policy, so applications will be considered
throughout the year as they are received. Students will be accepted into the program
until the desired class size is achieved, therefore it is recommended for candidates
to submit applications early. Classes begin in the fall term (early August).
Will I have an interview?
The Admissions Committee screens applications, invites some applicants for an interview,
evaluates the applicants and selects the new students. Following completion of the
admissions process, each applicant is notified of the Admissions Committee's decision
in writing, including any conditions that must be satisfied prior to or following
Interviews for this program will be conducted virtually for the 2023-2024 application
Background check requirement
As an applicant to PCOM's Educational Psychology program, you are responsible for
ensuring that all admissions materials are completed accurately and submitted in a
In an effort to foster the safety and well-being of the entire campus community, as
well as to ensure that students accepted to PCOM will be permitted to perform clerkships/internships
required to successfully complete their degree requirements, PCOM requires all first
year students to complete a criminal background check prior to matriculation. All
students must have their criminal background checks processed through a PCOM vendor
of choice. The Admissions Office will send notification of the process after confirmation
of enrollment and must have this information on file prior to orientation; students
will not be allowed to start classes without this information.
Prior to enrollment, all candidates are required to complete the College's Technical Standards for Admission and Matriculation (PDF).
Should you have any questions, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.