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How do I apply?

For application information or to begin the application process please visit the Graduate Studies website.

How long do the programs take to complete?

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) is a 60-semester hour program. When attending full-time and in the summer it takes a minimum of seven semesters, just over two years. School Counseling (SC) is a 48-semester hour program. When attending full-time and in the summer it takes between 2 and 2.5 years to complete the program.

When can I start?

You can start summer or fall semester. Spring applications will be considered if space is available.

How much is tuition?

For the most up-to-date tuition cost, visit the Graduate Studies Tuition and Fees page.

How many courses a semester is considered full-time?

Three courses a semester is considered full-time.

Can I attend part-time?

Yes, many students attend part-time, enrolling in one or two courses each semester.

When are courses scheduled?

During fall and spring semester, each course meets one day a week. Most courses meet from 6-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Some courses meet from 5-7:40 p.m. or 3:20-5:55 p.m.

Is financial aid available?

For information about financial aid contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Are there graduate assistantships?

Yes, there are graduate assistantships. The deadline for applying for assistantships is February 15. Applicants, who are also applying to the Department of Counseling graduate programs, should submit all admissions materials in time to attend the February Group Interview.