Academic Catalog

Counseling Psychology (M.A.)

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School. A minimum of fifteen credits in psychology or related field approved by admissions committee and a minimum undergraduate point average of 3.0 are prerequisite to admission. A program application, Graduate Record Examination (GRE), three letters of recommendation, undergraduate/graduate transcripts, and a personal interview with the admissions committee are required. Applications are accepted after September 1 with a rolling deadline starting February 15 through March 15. Applicants are encouraged to apply early and will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee until a class of fifteen students is admitted. Students are admitted once each year and begin the program in the summer semester of the year for which they are admitted. It is strongly suggested that applicants reference the Counseling Psychology website to obtain program and scholarship information and a program application. Application for graduate admissions must be made online.

This program is calendar controlled in that all course work must be completed in semester sequences commencing with the Summer term. Students should refer to the program for current plans of work and course requirements.

A clinical 500-hour internship/practicum is required for licensure in the State of Michigan and must be conducted in a non-profit setting under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the Graduate School's regulations governing graduate scholarship and degrees.

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