Admission Requirements for Counseling, MA and International Peace and Conflict Resolution, MA
Dual degree candidates must be admitted to each of the programs in order to enroll in the dual degree program.
- Currently accepting applications.
- A graduate application, including personal statements, to be completed online.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better.
- One official transcript from each college, university, or professional school attended. Transfer credits included on a transcript must include grades earned; if not, an official transcript from the original school must be submitted. Transcripts must be sent from the issuing school in a sealed envelope and contain the appropriate signatures and seals to be considered official.
- Completion of at least three Psychology courses, including Introductory Psychology, with grades of “B” or better in each. Three letters of recommendation. The letters must be of a professional, not personal nature. If the student has been out of school five years or less, at least one letter must come from a professor.
- An interview with the Counseling and IPCR departments (by invitation only).
- International applicants should visit International Admissions for detailed information on admission requirements and application procedures. Official results from the TOEFL or IELTS are required for all students for whom English is a second language except for non-native speakers of English who hold degrees or diplomas from post-secondary institutions in English-speaking countries (e.g. the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand). A course-by-course evaluation of all transcripts by an independent evaluation service based in the United States also is required.
Students are billed on a per-credit basis based on the number of credits they enroll for in a given semester. For tuition rates, please visit our Graduate Tuition page.
Financial aid is available to assist qualified students in covering tuition and related expenses, as well as living costs. Upon review for admission, students automatically will be reviewed by the academic department for a limited number of merit scholarships. Additionally, students can apply to receive up to $20,500 annually through the Federal Direct Stafford Loan at a fixed interest. In addition to the Stafford Loan, students can choose to borrow either a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan or a private alternative student loan to cover remaining expenses. Graduate assistantships also may be available to those who qualify. Learn more about available financial aid and how to apply.