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.
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.
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