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Application Deadlines

Fall Completed Application Deadline: March 1
(semester begins in September)

Spring Final Application Deadline: October 1
(semester begins in January)

Applicants to the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology: Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program typically begin in the fall semester. To be considered for fall enrollment, the deadline for submission of a complete application is March 1. Students who apply prior to this date will be given consideration for our initial admission.

Applicants may apply to begin in the spring semester. The deadline for submission of a complete application for spring enrollment is October 1. Applicants for spring semester will be considered based on space available at the Azusa Campus, Orange County Regional Center, or San Diego Regional Center.


In order to be admitted into the program, students must:

Admission Requirements – Domestic Applicants

The university graduate and program admission requirements below must be met before an application is considered complete.

International students have a separate application procedure that precedes the standard admission process. View international requirements below or contact the International Center at +1-626-812-3055 or by email.

Applicants must possess:

Applicants must submit:

All materials should be sent to:
Graduate and Professional Center: Admissions
Azusa Pacific University
PO Box 7000
Azusa, CA 91702-7000
Fax: (626) 815-4545

Applicants must also:

What to Expect

Once the Graduate Admissions office receives the completed admission materials, faculty from the department of Graduate Psychology review the applicant's file. The applicant is then notified of the committee's decision.

Admission Requirements—International Applicants

Azusa Pacific University is authorized under federal law by the U.S. CIS and the U.S. Department of State to enroll nonimmigrant, alien undergraduate and graduate students. APU issues and administers both the I-20 and DS 2019 (F-1 and J-1 status documents respectively).

To apply for a graduate program at APU, the following requirements must be fulfilled in addition to meeting the domestic applicant and program-specific admission requirements specified by the program.

International applicants must:

International applicants must also submit:

Submit all materials to:

International Center
Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave.
PO Box 7000
Azusa, CA 91702-7000
Fax: +1-626-815-3801
Email IC

What to Expect

After the International Center receives all admission materials, a committee of department faculty review the applicant’s file. The applicant is then notified of the committee’s decision.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.