How to Apply & Prerequisites

We are now accepting pre-screening materials for review and consideration in preparation for Iteration 10, tentatively scheduled to begin August 2019. Applicants are requested to submit the following pre-screening materials for review. Based on this pre-screening review, prospective students will be directed to apply formally to the NMSU Graduate School once the anticipated formal application cycle opens.


Program Prerequisites

  • A doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology
  • A current state license as a psychologist
  • Verification of good standing from Board of Psychology
  • For the international student, NMSU adheres to the standards of practice and licensure of the host country

Pre-Screening Review Materials

  • Preliminary Questionnaire Form 
  • Copy of Unrestricted License to Practice Psychology 
  • Copy of Unofficial Graduate Transcripts 
  • Updated Résumé or Curriculum Vita


Click here to download the fillable PDF form : Preliminary Questionnaire Form 

Instructions for Submitting Pre-Screening Review Materials

1.    Please download and complete the Preliminary Questionnaire Form

2.    Complete and prepare the following documents :

  • Completed Preliminary Questionnaire Form
  • Updated Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of Unofficial Graduate Transcripts (with date doctorate conferred)
  • Copy of Unrestricted License to Practice Psychology

3.    Send the all of the pre-screening materials via Fed Ex or USPS. Addresses are provided below:

Fed Ex:                                                                      USPS:

Attention: Norma Martínez Arrieta                     Attention: Norma Martínez Arrieta
College of Education                                              College of Education
Department of CEP                                                Department of CEP
1220 Stewart Street, OH 222                                MSC 3CEP, PO Box 30001
New Mexico State University                                New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003                                           Las Cruces, NM 88003
575 -646-5485


Click here for the printable instructions: Pre-Screening Review Materials Submission Instructions