Apply: Creative Arts Therapy: Art Therapy specialization

1. Register & apply: Register (create an account) and complete your application online, which includes submitting a resume, professional statement, and three letters of recommendation as detailed below.

Professional Statement
Letters of Recommendation

Register for an account & apply online


2. Request official transcripts from each college you attended.



3. Complete additional requirements:

  • 20-piece portfolio demonstrating competency in two- and three-dimensional work. (Exceptions to this format are by program director approval only.) Applicants may upload images of artwork using through the Nazareth online application. Images must be uploaded before the application can be submitted.
  • Prerequisite coursework: 18 credits in studio art, 12 credits in psychology (including Introduction to Psychology or General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and two electives)
  • Program director will contact qualified applicants for an interview.


Fall Term

Deadline: Jan. 15

Extended Deadline: April 1

After April 1: Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis

Applications are only accepted for the fall term.

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