About this course
Providing training in professional psychology at the graduate level, the Master of Science in Counseling Psychology program is designed for those pursuing further study in science-based counseling psychology. Our theoretical perspective is integrative, including cognitive-behavioral, family systems, developmental, feminist, multicultural, humanistic and brief therapies. We emphasize training in empirically supported treatments for children, adolescents, families and adults. The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council.
- You must have completed the baccalaureate degree at a regionally accredited institution of higher education (verified by an official transcript) with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. If you have NOT earned at least a 3.0 GPA, you must submit a minimum score of 410 on the MAT or a minimum score of 1,000 (V+Q) (for tests taken prior to August 1, 2011) or 300 (V+Q) (for tests taken on or after August 1, 2011) on the General Test of the GRE. Scores below the above criteria will be considered individually.
- You must ask three professionals to complete reference forms concerning your suitability for graduate study in counseling psychology. At least two of these references must be from professors who have taught or supervised you.
- You are to provide a resumé with your application for admission.
- You are to provide a typewritten statement that will answer questions about yourself. These questions will be supplied by the Office of Graduate Services as part of your application for graduate study.
- You must interview with the graduate program coordinator. If additional interviews are required, then the coordinator will arrange them. If you cannot arrange to come to the campus for an interview, the coordinator will arrange for a telephone interview. The purpose of the interview is to provide another source of information regarding the applicant’s appropriateness for training as a counselor.