Admission Requirements

Master of Education – School Counseling

Application deadline is February 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 individually.

  2. Applicants must provide three reference letters or letter of reference forms, 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 typewritten statement that will answer questions about themselves. These questions will be supplied by the Office of Graduate Services as part of the application for graduate study.

  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)

  6. Applicants must provide documentation of experience working with children and/or adolescents through paid employment, extensive volunteer work and/or internship.