Graduate Application

Admission to any of the graduate or certificate programs at Hawai'i Pacific University is based on academic ability and potential for success.  Academic ability is evaluated on the applicant's past academic performance. 

Applicants to master's level programs or the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program must hold a bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited college or university.

Applicants to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program must hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited college or university.

Professional work experience, as well as, involvement in organizational or community activities may also be used in the evaluation.  

The online application should be used for new, returning, special-status and visiting students. Please note that supporting documents should be sent with or after you submit the online application.            

APPLY Online

If you are applying to the Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) program, click the button below to complete the online application. For questions, contact Dr. Vincent Tsushima at