• A completed College of Education graduate application 
  • A bachelor’s degree conferred by an accredited, recognized institution 
  • Admission Requirements for all concentrations of the counseling program which includes: College Student Development, Community Counseling and School Counseling are listed below.
  • Three letters of recommendation: one from a professor addressing your academic ability, one from a work supervisor and one from either another professor or supervisor.
  • Interview with program faculty upon request.
  • Personal Statement should be 3-4 pages double spaced and typed and should tell us about your career goals, your motivation for becoming a counselor, and what you hope to accomplish in the Counseling program. Describe your personal and professional experiences as well as characteristics that you believe support your application.
    To do so, please respond to the following questions:
      • What is your motivation for becoming a counselor? 
      • What are your short and long term professional goals? 
      • What are your expectations of the CSL program and how do you envision the program fulfilling those expectations? 
      • The roles of the counselor are multiple and include listener, advocate, leader, consultant, multiculturalist, educator, and group leader. From your perspective, please rank the roles of a counselor in terms of importance and provide a rationale discussing your placement of the top three roles. 
      • What roles have been most comfortable for you in a group setting?
      • Describe what made these roles comfortable for you. 
      • We are often faced with situations which do not turn out as we had planned. How do you handle situations where you don't see things going in the way that you would like?​