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Admission Requirements

Master of Education – School Counseling

Application deadline is April 1. All applications received after the deadline will be considered pending availability in the cohort.

Applicants to the M.Ed. in School Counseling program must comply with the following:

  1. If applicants have not earned at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in their undergraduate programs, they must submit a minimum score of 402 on the Miller Analogies Test or a minimum of 300 (V+Q) on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination prior to the interview. Scores below the above criteria may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  2. Applicants must provide three reference contacts at the time of application, two of whom must be previous work supervisors or academic references, or someone who will be able to respond to questions concerning the candidate’s suitability for graduate study in school counseling.

  3. Applicants will provide a personal statement that will answer questions about themselves. Instructions for th epersonal statement are available in the online application.  Students may upload a word document to the online application to meet this requirement.

  4. Applicants are required to have a pre-admission interview with the graduate program coordinator.

  5. Applicant’s undergraduate preparation must include the following courses (or their equivalent as determined by the program coordinator) for a total of 6 hours:

    1. Introduction/General Psychology
    2. Educational Psychology or Developmental Psychology (Child or Adolescent)

    3. A course in special education (students may enter the graduate program without this course but will be required to take a special education course as their elective if needed).
  6. Applicants must provide documentation of experience working with children and/or adolescents through paid employment, extensive volunteer work and/or internship. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume which reflects this experience.