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Apply To MA in Counseling Psych & Couples & Family Therapy


Thank you for considering the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP). Applicants are considered on their overall potential for successful performance in graduate level coursework as well as the potential "fit" with our programs and fields of study.

In order to have the application considered, please submit:

  1. Application Form
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. $60 Application Fee, make check payable to MSPP
  4. Official Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts. Omit if MSPP graduate
  5. Personal Statement. Omit if MSPP graduate
    Provide a 3-5 page double spaced personal narrative that thoroughly includes these items: Your academic background and career interests. Previous personal, relational, and professional experiences related to your career pursuits. How self-awareness and self-reflection contribute to developing your professional role. How you navigate challenges and overcome obstacles. Abilities as they relate to the professional training that you seek at MSPP. How you anticipate the MSPP program will meet your learning goals and advance your career path. What you will offer the MSPP community. Major strengths and weaknesses in your application to the program. Commitments to volunteerism or community service.
  6. Recommendation #1, to be provided by a current or past supervisor. Omit if MSPP graduate
  7. Recommendation #2. to be provided by a current or past professor. Omit if MSPP graduate

Application Form

Download Application use this link to download and print an application.

Send all materials to:

MSPP Admissions/Respecialization CFT
One Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

Application Process and Deadlines for Admission

Applications are considered on a rolling admissions basis. They are evaluated by the Admissions Office, the Director of Respecialization and faculty. An interview is scheduled with the Director of Respecialization at a mutually agreeable date. Decisions are communicated in writing shortly thereafter, and the acceptance of the admissions offer must be accompanied by a $1,000.00 deposit to secure your admission.

Updated 1/6/14

Counseling Psychology & Couples & Family Therapy Program Academic Information

Admission Question?

Contact the Admissions Office by email at or by phone at 617-327-6777 x1506 and x1507 to speak with an admissions representative.

Mail Application Materials to:

MSPP Admissions/
Respecialization CFT
One Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

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