This degree is part of the counseling psychology program, housed in the Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology.
This degree program has rolling admissions.Applicants are required to meet two sets of minimum qualifications for admission:
- Requirements of the master of education in educational, school and counseling psychology program
- Minimum requirements of the Office of Graduate Studies
How to Apply
For Fall 2021 applicants, the department has decided to temporarily suspend the requirement of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
Submit the following documents using the MU Office of Graduate Studies application
- Three letters of recommendation
- Unofficial academic transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate work
- Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 from an accredited institution in psychology, education or a related major
- Statement of purpose addressing the following:
- Describe interests and experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds (e.g. ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, religious, ability status, sexual orientation). How have these experiences influenced you? (250-word limit)
- Describe experiences that demonstrate your potential for leadership that you believe distinguish you as a candidate for graduate study. (250-word limit)
- Describe (1) your previous experience serving in a helping or counseling role, (2) your interests and career objectives, (3) how these interests and career objectives have developed, (4) how these interests match those of specific program faculty, and (5) how being accepted into the program of your choice will benefit your career aspirations and help you act upon your beliefs, goals and philosophy. (1,000-word limit)
- TOEFL for international students (preferred score of 580 for paper test, 92 iBT, IELTS 6.5 or higher)
- Institution code: 6875