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Counselor Education Programs Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for all programs are as follows:

1. Unconditional Admission Status. Academic proficiency for unconditional admission may be established through satisfaction of either of the following criteria:

a. A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 (or 3.25 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work) and a minimum cumulative score of 290 on the combined verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE, or

b. Unconditional admission to the Graduate School, a cumulative score of at least 290 on the combined verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE and a minimum cumulative graduate grade point average of 3.25 on 12 or more hours with no grade less than a "B."

2. Conditional Admission Status. Academic proficiency for conditional admission may be established through satisfaction of either of the following criteria:

a. A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 (or 3.00 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work) and a cumulative score of at least 290 on the combined verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE, or

b. Unconditional admission to the Graduate School and a minimum cumulative graduate grade point average of 3.00 on 12 or more semester hours with no more than one course with a grade of "C" and no grade less than a "C." GRE scores may be required.

3. In addition to the previous standards, students seeking admission to the School Counseling specialization may use an MAT score in place of the GRE. For unconditional admission, students must have a minimum scaled MAT score of 350. For conditional admission, the school counseling applicant must have a minimum scaled MAT score of 275. The MAT may be used in lieu of the GRE for admission to other counseling programs in special circumstances.