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Professional Counseling Admissions

Professional Counseling Admission Information

   

Master's Degree

The new cohort will be forming for the Summer 2023 semester.  The deadline for applications is April 1, 2023.


You will be asked to provide official transcripts and remit an application fee in addition to providing the following required documents during the application process.

  • Personal statement
  • Provide contact information for 3 recommendations
  • Copies of all transcripts
  • Vita/Resume
  • On-campus group interview (see below)

Counseling program faculty evaluate each application on specific criteria, including transcripts, grade point averages, personal statement, and letters of recommendation. After review and consideration of these materials, selected applicants will be invited for an on-campus group interview, comprising of 10-12 applicants in a group. The group interview will be facilitated by up to two counseling faculty, and is informal in nature. Applicants will be given the opportunity to talk about themselves and their aspirations about being future counselors

***The Professional Counseling Program consists of 60 semester hours leading to the Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree. The program meets the academic requirements for becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Oklahoma. Additionally, the Professional Counseling Program offers specialization in School Counseling and Substance Use and Addictions to become certified as a School Counselor or a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) in Oklahoma.

Admissions related questions can be directed to the College of Education Graduate Programs Support Office at 405-325-4525 or send an email to jrcoe_gps@ou.edu.