College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Social Sciences Department
Master of Arts in Psychology

To apply to the Albert A. Sheen Campus forward application to:
Admissions Office
University of the Virgin Islands
RR1-Box 10,000 Kingshill
St. Croix, VI 00850

To apply to the St. Thomas Campus forward application to:
Admissions Office
University of the Virgin Islands
#2 John Brewer’s Bay
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Deadline:

  • October 30 for Spring semester
  • April 30 for Fall semester

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 
  • Undergraduate and graduate grade point average(s) of 2.5 or above, as reported on official transcript(s) mailed from issuing institutions. 
  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Exam general test.
  • Completed application form and nonrefundable application fee. 
  • Three letters of recommendation. Ideally, two of these should be from former teachers, and should address the applicant’s ability to perform at the graduate level, as well as relevant experiences he or she has had with the applicant. 
  • A written statement of intent 
  • A plan of study approved by both the student’s advisor and the program director should be in place before the student begins formal coursework. 
  • In addition, students are required to have completed undergraduate coursework in lifespan human development, biopsychology, personality, and two semesters of statistics/methods. Students lacking sufficient background in these areas will be required to complete the appropriate coursework or demonstrate competency within the first year of study after admission to the program.