Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The application will open Oct. 15.

Jan. 15 is the deadline to be guaranteed consideration. 

Program Begins


International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

Required Electronically
  • Application
  • Application fee

Transcripts of all previous academic work at the undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level. 

Applicants must upload unofficial copies of their transcripts and if admitted, all transcripts will be verified by the Graduate School. Applicants who previously attended James Madison University still need to upload an unofficial transcript, but do not need to provide official transcripts for verification.

Required by Program
  • Completion of an advanced degree (M.A., M.S., or Ed.S.) from an entry-level graduate counseling program
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Writing sample
  • Personal interview
  • Three letters of recommendation

Students who are selected for an interview will be invited to campus in late February or early March.


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