Following are the minimum requirements for students who have earned a master's degree:

  • Earned a master's degree from an accredited institution with a major in counseling, counseling and guidance, psychology, educational or school psychology, clinical psychology, social work, or a related subject.
  • Master's overall GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Completion of four graduate courses in counseling or counseling psychology, including theories, techniques, and practicum. If theories and techniques are taken as one class, then practicum and two other classes in counseling or counseling psychology are required in addition to the theories and techniques class.
  • Combined GRE (verbal and quantitative) of at least 298 (new scoring) or 1000 (old scoring). At our discretion, the department may admit one applicant a year with GRE scores below 298 (new scoring) or 1000 (old scoring), assuming the applicant is outstanding in other areas and is competitive with others in the applicant pool.
  • Three letters of recommendation.