Admission Requirements

Successful applicants to regular matriculated status will have:

  • An undergraduate degree in psychology (or a related discipline such as education, criminal justice, sociology, etc.) from an accredited institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. *
  • Completed coursework in research/statistics and abnormal psychology at the undergraduate level with a minimum grade of B in each course prior to matriculation into the program (waiving these requirements may be possible with permission by program coordinator).
  • Work and/or life experience relevant to the study of clinical mental health counseling.
  • Strong letters of reference from individuals knowledgeable about the applicant’s academic preparation and/or relevant experience.
  • A strong personal interview with a CMHC faculty member (either in in person on campus or through computer software that allows real-time, face to face meetings).

*Applicants with a 2.5 GPA or better may be conditionally admitted to the program with the requirement that they achieve a "B" average during their first semester.

To complete the admissions process, students must submit:

  • Online application
  • Official college transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of professional goals
  • Successful completion of a faculty interview
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