Psychology: Behavior Analysis

Within the online application system, applicants must provide general information (including educational history details), as well as the following specific program requirements.

Applicants must also request official transcripts, and any required graduate test and/or language proficiency official scores, be sent to WMU.

Application deadlines

For the program on the main campus in Kalamazoo, the deadline for Fall semester is December 1.

For the program offered via hybrid/extended university programs, the deadline for Spring semester is September 15.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

Graduate test

This program requires the General GRE.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.


This program requires three recommendations letters.

Please send emails requests for such letters from within the online system, and specifically request that your recommenders complete both the ratings checklist AND attach a letter of recommendation.

Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

Summarize your experiences in academic, professional, research, creative, or scholarly activities, and indicate how these experiences make you an ideal candidate for graduate study in your selected program. Also address how these activities align with the strengths of your chosen program and faculty, and with your professional goals, including future job positions. This statement (double-spaced and between 500 – 1500 words) should demonstrate your communication skills and writing competence.

Previous written work

This program does not require any previous written work be submitted.

Other program materials

Complete this program supplemental application program form, save it using your last name in the document name, and then submit the saved document within the online application.

Additional information

If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Department of Psychology — College of Arts and Sciences

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