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Graduate Admission Information and Materials

Thank you for your interest in the graduate programs in the Department of Psychology at UW-Milwaukee. We are accepting applications for two Psychology PhD programs (Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience) and one Psychology terminal MS program (Health Psychology).

Application deadlines are December 1, 2023 for the PhD Programs. For the Neuroscience PhD program, late applications may be considered under some circumstances. Before submitting a late application, contact the Neuroscience Admissions Chair (Dr. Caitlin Bowman, to inquire and include your potential faculty mentor(s) in your inquiry. Review for the M.S. program in Health Psychology will begin in late January. Applications for the M.S. program received after March 1, 2024 will not be considered.

Before applying, please read the PDF Document Department of Psychology Graduate Admissions Brochure.

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Application Fee Waiver

Applicants to our three graduate programs can receive an application fee waiver by attending the UWM Graduate School Open House ( To receive an application fee waiver, you must (1) create your application after 8/15/2023, (2) attend either the virtual open house on 10/26/2023 or the in-person open house on 11/9/2023, and (3) submit your final application AFTER you have attended one of the open houses. Full instructions to receive the fee waiver can be found here: Open House Fee Waiver Fall 2023