All applicants for the Master of Arts in Counseling (School Counseling cognate or Addiction Counseling cognate) must have at least a bachelor’s degree. Applicants must also have either (1) a GPA of a 3.0 for all undergraduate credits or (2) a GPA of a 3.0 for the last half of the undergraduate credits. Admission will be based upon a review of the student’s transcripts, resume, letter of interest, and letters of reference.
The Department of Counselor Education requires all students to sign and submit the Adjudication Statement three times: (1) upon acceptance into the program, (2) prior to participating in practicum or any practicum filed-placement, and (3) prior to participating in internship. Information disclosed or otherwise obtained can determine faculty decisions regarding continuation in the program, endorsement by program faculty for students to enroll in practicum and/or internship, endorsement for any field-based placement, and disclosure by program faculty to potential internship and/or other field-based site or individual supervisors.