Application Process

Master of Science - Counseling Psychology

Cohorts for the MS in Counseling Psychology program begin in fall semesters and take two years of coursework, followed by one year of internship.  Deadline to apply is February 15. Applications after February 15 will be considered based on availability within the cohort; however, applicants that complete the process prior to February 15 will be given priority.

Interested candidates must follow the below procedures. All application materials must be received by February 15.

1. Apply:  Application can be made online. FSU prefers students to apply online; however a student can download, print and send a completed paper application to:

FSU Graduate Services
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532


2. Send all official undergraduate and graduate transcripts to: (FSU alumni do not need to send FSU transcripts as FSU Office of Graduate Services will have access to alumni transcripts).  However, all transcripts outside of FSU must be sent.  FSU does accept electronic transcripts.

FSU Graduate Services
101 Braddock Rd
Frostburg, MD 21532

3. Students that do not have a 3.0 GPA must submit official scores of the GRE General Test or MAT. Minimum required  score of  300 (V+Q) or 410 on the MAT.

4. Submit supplemental application materials that include: 1) statement of purpose, 2) resume and 3) three recommendations.  The supplemental statement of purpose and resume should be uploaded during the online application.  Instructions for the statement of purpose can be found here. They are also provided within the online application instructions.   Students who are submitting paper applications must send copies of the supplemental materials to include a personal statement, resume, and three recommendation forms.  Letters from references can be accepted in lieu of forms.  At least 2 of the 3 required recommendations should be academic references if possible.
Students who are applying online will provide the contact information for each reference and FSU will send the reference an electronic request for recommendation.  If applying via paper application, applicants should provide the reference a form to complete and mail directly to FSU.  FSU Graduate Services, 101 Braddock Rd, Frostburg, MD 21532


5. After all application documents have been received, the Office of Graduate Services will send the file to the Program Coordinator for review. Shortly, following the February 15 deadline, students are selected and invited for interview.  Interviews are generally scheduled in Spring between February 16 and April.

Send all documents to:

FSU Graduate Services
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532

Or email to gradservices@frostburg.edu.

 

For more information or questions regarding the application process contact:

Office of Graduate Services

301.687.7053 or email: gradservices@frostburg.edu