Counseling Psychology

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the program accredited by the American Psychological Association?

What is the program’s philosophy for training students?

What is the application deadline for admission for the fall semester?

When will I hear about my application?

What are the most important things that are considered for admissions?

How competitive is the application process?

Does the program work on a mentorship model?

Can I list more than one potential faculty advisor?

Is there an interview day? What is involved?

Can I visit the program prior to applying?

What are common internship sites?

Are there opportunities to work with diverse client populations?

Is funding available for students in this program?

What kinds of professional training does the program offer?

Can I transfer credits for relevant graduate coursework?

How long will it take me to complete the Ph.D. program?

How do I get involved in research?

What types of employment settings are common for graduates of the program?

I am a program alumnus and need to verify degree or practicum/licensure. How do I do so?

Contact Information

Department of Educational Psychology
George I. Sánchez Building
5th Floor, Room 5.708

Phone: (512) 471-4155
Fax: (512) 471-1288