Admission Requirements

  • Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. A complete application for admissions includes: a resume, three letters of recommendation from appropriate professionals, an essay, and participation in an admissions interview. To be admitted into the program, applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.8 in undergraduate coursework. Students must also have PennsylvaniaChild Abuse History clearance and the Pennsylvania State PoliceCriminal Record Check (ACT 33 & ACT 34 clearances) dated within a year of application. Formal admittance to the program is required before enrolling in courses.

    Undergraduate Course Work

    Students enter the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program from a variety of undergraduate backgrounds. Course work in human services, psychology, statistics, and human development is helpful. Several courses in psychology are recommended.