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Online Admissions

Program Disclosures

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Program

If you seek admission to the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program, you must hold a Master's degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution with a graduate level cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or an earned Doctoral degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program

If you seek admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program you must hold a Master's degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution with a graduate level cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or an earned Doctoral degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Services

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Organizational Development and Leadership

Master of Arts Programs (Excluding Master of Arts in Counseling)

If you seek admission to the Master of Arts programs, you must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a Master's degree or higher from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution. If you enter with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.99, you will be placed on Academic Watch.

Master of Arts in Counseling Program

If you seek admission to the Master of Arts in Counseling program with a specialization in Addiction Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling, you must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent international degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a Master’s degree or higher from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution. If you enter with a Bachelor’s degree earned with a grade point average of 2.00 to 2.99, you will be placed on Academic Watch.

You must consent to a criminal background check that informs the University that the candidate has had no felonies or misdemeanors that would preclude insurability or licensure as a psychotherapist. Colorado may not license mental health providers who have had a felony conviction or who have had a court accept a nolo contendere plea to a felony if the felony is related to the ability to practice psychotherapy.

Students earning a Master of Arts in Counseling degree with a specialization in Addiction Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling will have acquired a minimum of 700 hours of supervised counseling experience in Practica and Internship, and are required to obtain 5 hours of personal therapy.

Non-Degree Seeking Applicant

If you seek admission as a Non-Degree Seeking Student, you must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or for Doctoral-level courses, hold a Master's degree or higher from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Please see additional policies for non-degree seeking students under Non-Degree Seeking Students in the General Academic Information and Policies section in the University of the Rockies Catalog.

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