Additional Requirements for Graduate Counseling Programs

Graduate Counseling Admission

Graduate Counseling Programs

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, with a GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate work, or a GPA of 3.0 on the last 64 hours of undergraduate or graduate work
  • Satisfactory test scores on either GRE (290/3.5) or MAT (389) within the past 5 years
  • Three positive letters of reference from professors, faculty advisors, employers, or supervisors who have knowledge of an applicant’s personal characteristics and/or abilities
  • A successful interview process with faculty in the program
  • Proof of a satisfactory criminal background check for all states of residence within the past 5 years with a residence verification statement

Master of Arts in School Counseling

  • A background in psychology at the undergraduate level is strongly recommended

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • Completion of 12 hours of psychology or other related areas, to include psychopathology or abnormal psychology