admission into the Counseling Psychology ..
The Psychology Department M.A. programs will not allow students to have Temporary Graduate Student status. All students must gain entry to a Psychology M.A. program in Counseling, Forensic, or School Psychology through the admission procedures listed above.
Graduate Admission Essay For Psychology
Applications for the Counseling Psychology program will be reviewed beginning on March 15 for fall admissions and October 1 for spring admissions. Applications received by these dates will receive priority and will be processed before registration so new students can register on time for a better selection of classes. After the priority deadlines, applications will be reviewed when they are received and students will be admitted based on space available in the program.
Applicants with a graduate degree or current graduate program enrollment in the following fields (professional counseling, psychology, social work, school counseling, and pastoral care) may be approved to register for up to four (pre-approved) courses and forgo the full admission process (detailed above under admission requirements). Non-degree applicants can apply to start in any of Webster’s five terms. They are required to submit an online application, official undergraduate transcript, current related graduate transcript, and a brief statement explaining their purpose. Upon approval, non-degree seeking applicants must attend a pre-registration advising meeting with a counseling faculty advisor and get their course plan approved by the department chair or Counseling state coordinator. Non-degree seeking students may not enroll in clinical field coursework (COUN 6000/6100/6200/6500). Students seeking to take more than four courses must go through the full admission process and be fully admitted into the program.