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Doctoral Programs

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Fall Term Application Deadlines (September Start)

Nursing, PhD
May 1 (or until the class is filled)

Doctor of Nursing Practice
Applications completed by March 1 will receive priority consideration. Applications received after March 1 will be reviewed on a space-available basis through April 15, or until classes are filled. Admission is highly competitive.

Executive Doctor of Professional Studies programs
Please see the Lubin School Executive Education website for additional application information.

Computer Science, PhD
Applications will be accepted until the cohort is full.

Clinical Psychology (Health Emphasis), PhD
Preference given to applications received on or before January 1; Applicants will be accepted until class is filled.

Mental Health Counseling, PhD
February 15

School Psychology, PhD
Pace is accepting PhD School Psychology applications for Fall 2022 until the class is filled. Please submit your application for consideration as soon as possible.

School-Clinical Child Psychology, PsyD
January 1

Additional School Specific Requirements

    • Due to the conditions surrounding the Coronavirus and the limited access to the GRE, the faculty for the PhD Mental Health Counseling program will accept and review applications without the GRE score report for Fall 2022.
    • A GRE score report is required for Fall 2022 applications to the Psychology, PsyD in School/Clinical Child Psychology, PhD in School Psychology, and PhD in Clinical Psychology (Health Care Emphasis). If an applicant is having difficulty taking the exam (due to a closed testing center or not able to complete the "ETS At Home Option"), please include a supplemental statement explaining the situation and the psychology department will consider your application.
    • Three letters of recommendation are required for the PsyD in School/Clinical Child Psychology, PhD in Clinical Psychology (Health Care Emphasis) and PhD in School Psychology programs.
  • A general GRE score, no more than five years old, is required for the PhD in Computer Science.