Degrees Offered

Program Degree Offered
Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program Description
School Psychology Ph.D. Program Description
School Psychology--S.S.P. option M.A.;S.S.P. Program Description
Experimental Psychology Ph.D. Program Description


Admission Application Instructions

*GRE's are OPTIONAL for 2021-2022 Application Cycle 

  • Applying for admission to the graduate program in the Department of Psychology is a two-step process:
  1. First: Complete the Online Application ( As part of this process, applicants must do the following:
    1. Self-report GRE scores. If you are applying for the experimental psychology program, the GRE Psychology Subject Test is optional.
    2. Self-report all colleges and universities attended (including grade point average).
    3. 3 Letters of recommendations.
    4. Upload a personal statement
    5. Applicants may also submit a writing sample, but it is not required. The writing sample may be uploaded to your online application.
    6. Upload resume
    7. Pay the application fee.

  2. Second: Request Official Scores and Transcripts:
    1. Request that official GRE scores be sent to the University of Montana using code 4489.
    2. Request that official transcripts be sent to the Department of Psychology from all colleges and universities you have attended (including University of Montana)  Transcripts may also be transmitted electronically through the National Student Clearinghouse.

Admission Deadlines

  • For Clinical Program:
    • Fall semester - Complete application packet must be postmarked by December 1.
  • For School Psychology:
    • Fall semester - Complete application packet must be postmarked by December 1. 
  • For Experimental Psychology:
    • Fall semester - Priority will be given to complete application packets postmarked by December 1. Complete application packets received after this date will be considered on a space available basis.
Department website

Campus Location
Skaggs Building, Room 143

Mailing address:University of Montana
Department of Psychology
Attn: Admissions
Skaggs 143
Missoula, MT 59812

(406) 243-4521
Fax: (406) 243-6366 

Allen Szalda-Petree, PhD