Frequently Asked Questions
- When does the program begin?
Students are being admitted for Fall 2019. For both full-time and part-time students, classes begin in the Fall. Full-time students can complete all program requirements in a year; part-time students in two years.
Student tuition rates and fees, and information on financial aid, can be found at:
- Are Graduate Assistantships available?
Contact the Graduate Coordinator for information.
- Can courses be taken online?
Some designated courses are offered online.
- Is there an interview for admission?
This is scheduled after review of application materials.
- Is there an internship?
Yes. This can be arranged by the student with approval of the Graduate Coordinator, or in cooperation with the faculty.
- Do I have to be a psychology major to apply?
Applications are encouraged from a variety of related fields.
- Are there potential student loan programs for applicants?
The new Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018 is now offering to repay student loans for those who agree to work in designated shortage areas after graduation. Information can be obtained at:
NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program