About the program
- The program leads to a Master’s of Science or Master’s of Education degree with preparation for licensure.
- Class Format – Classes meet 1 night a week, Monday – Thursday, 4:30 - 7:20 p.m. or 7:30 - 10:10 p.m.
- Full time faculty – 2, Adjunct Faculty – 8
- Faculty members are fully licensed counselors in their respective areas and practicing in the community.
- Students attend full (9 credits) or part-time (6 credits) and the program takes 2-4 years, depending on individual attendance.
- Summer classes – include required and elective classes on a rotating schedule.
- Admission to the counseling program requirements include the following:
- Undergraduate GPA of 2.75
- Completed application form
- Two letters of recommendation
- A goals statement
- An official transcript
- Background check
- $35 application fee
The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP). All students are prepared to take a state licensure or national certification exam in their preparation area. Our students have a very successful pass rate on the National Counselor Exam (NCE).
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- Applicant Applies to the Graduate School prior to the CHRD deadline.
- Applicant Applies to the CHRD Program
- Faculty Review Applicant’s File
- Admission Interview
- State/Federal Background Check
- Final Admissions Decision NOTE: Students must register for classes within one year after acceptance date or will need to reapply to the Graduate School and reapply/re-interview with the CHRD Program.
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Spring application date is: October 1
Fall application date is: April 1