Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The application will open October 15.

January15 is the deadline to be guaranteed consideration. 

Program Begins

 Summer

Transcripts

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
  • 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.

Test Requirements

No tests required.

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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