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Graduate School

Master of Science in Counseling

Program Requirements Graduate School Application Deadline  Program Application Deadline Additional Program Application Required?
Minimum combined score of 900 (converted) on the GRE 

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

Minimum formula score of 1900 ((400*GPA) + GRE)
For Fall 2016
Apply by
March 31, 2016

For Spring 2017
apply by
November 15, 2016


For Fall 2016
Apply by
March 31, 2016

For Spring 2017
apply by
November 15, 2016


Yes

Click here to download program application

 


Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do with a graduate degree in counseling?
Graduates from our program work in a variety of settings- hospitals, IOP programs, nursing homes, private practice, veteran's affairs, schools, and government- or privately-funded facilities. You may work as a school, mental health, addictions, geriatric, or art and play counselor; you may also work as a case management worker, in administration, or as a consultant.

Is the program accredited?
The program has accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP). 

How long is the program?
The program is 60 credit hours, or 20 courses. Full-time students typically finish in two years.

When will I be notified regarding an admissions decision?
If you have been selected for an on-campus interview, you will be notified by April 1 (for Summer/Fall) or November 16 (for Spring). If you are accepted to the program, you will receive notification in writing within two weeks of your interview.

Next steps...

Ready to apply?
We recommend that you submit your application, transcripts, and test scores well in advance of published deadlines. For more information about the Graduate School admission process, as well as the online application, click here.

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information. Click on the link below for catalog information specific to the program.

Counseling, M.S.

 




Still have questions? 

Contact our program coordinator for more information:

Dr. Jana Sutton
Graduate Coordinator and Program Director, Marriage and Family Therapy
College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Strauss Hall 306

318-342-1208
sutton@ulm.edu




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