With satisfactory completion of this program a School Psychology and Counselor Education: Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration, M.A./Ed.Swill be awarded.
Application Deadline

The application will open October 15.

December 31 is the deadline to be guaranteed consideration.

Program Begins



Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions should be uploaded with your electronic application and may be used for departmental admission review purposes. If offered admission, you will be directed and required to submit to the JMU Graduate School an official transcript from any institution from which a degree has been awarded to finalize your admission. Transcripts are considered official if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

Required by Program
  • Personal statement - at least 1,000 words describing yourself
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE General Test
  • Personal Interview -  We participate in an interview with selected applicants, usually during the end of January or beginning of February. Students who are selected for an interview will be notified as early in advance as possible. Students who are admitted into the program must have a completed background check on file prior to enrolling in classes. Information regarding how to complete this requirement is provided directly to students after admissions processes are completed. Please note that some internships sites may require a more rigorous background check as part of their placement process.


Online Application
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

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