About the Graduate 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
- Academic Advising Certificate
- M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- M.S. School Counseling
- M.S. Student Affairs/College Counseling
- M.Ed. Administration of Student Affairs
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).
Counseling and Human Resource Development - Graduate - CHRD-Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Applicant Applies to the Graduate School prior to the CHRD deadline.
- Applicant Applies to the CHRD Program:
- A one page, typed goal statement explaining your aspirations and goals for the counseling/student affairs profession.
- Disclosure Form
- CHRD Recommendations
- You will need two recommendation forms and two letters of recommendation.
- Faculty Review Applicant’s File
- Admission Interview
- State/Federal Background Check
- Final Admissions Decision
- NOTE: Students must register for the term in which they are admitted, or they will be inactivated. If unable to start during the term of acceptance, students can request a program deferral one time for up to one academic year.
Ready to begin the next phase for your career?
- Spring application date is: October 1
- Fall application date is: April 1