Admission and Application Information
Admission to the Program
- Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Academic background in behavioral sciences, including an undergraduate statistics course. Generally, a minimum of 18 credits in development, education, psychology, and sociology are required.
Demonstration of ability to handle academic work of graduate-level rigor as evidenced by previous academic performance with a 3.0 minimum GPA; or equivalent evidence of successful academic achievement (e.g. GRE, MAT, 3.0 GPA in post-baccalaureate course work).
Career goals congruent with earning a master’s in counseling.
Global disposition—suitability for a career in a helping profession, as evidences by any of the following: quality of interview, personal data, quality of written statement, and letters of recommendation.
Applicants should be aware that admission into any graduate program is granted on a competitive basis. Students meeting minimum requirements may be denied admission based on such factors as program capacity or academic discretion.
For more information, please contact the Office for Graduate Education. For answers to frequently asked questions, click here http://mtmary.edu/counseling-program.htm
Applying to the Program
For consideration for admission to the M.S. in Counseling Program, please submit all the materials outlined in the Counseling Program Admissions Procedure document. Please download this document and keep the instructions for easy reference.
Application deadlines -
- July 15 (for fall semester entry)
- November 15 (for spring semester entry)
- April 15 (for summer semester entry)
The following materials constitute a complete application to the
M.S. in Counseling Program -
Submit application materials to the Office for Graduate Admissions, Mount Mary College, 2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway, Milwaukee, WI 53222.