Jquery library California State University, Fullerton – MS in Counseling
Masters Degree Program

CACREP Accreditation

The program is accredited by CACREP which allows graduates to work with VA and Tricare (military health plan). Cal State Fullerton is one of only six CA universities with this distinction.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for the undergraduate degree
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for four prerequisite courses in behavioral science (or equivalents)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • An interview with department faculty
  • Personal statement

Admission is based upon indicators of the applicant's potential for becoming an effective counseling practitioner. Admission is not based upon any single factor but on a composite assessment of all factors.

The GRE is not required.

More Detail

Learn more about the program and attend an Information Session:

  • Tuesday, Sept 8, 2:00-4:00 p.m. (CSUF Fullerton Campus, Student Housing Complex, Pine Room 140)
  • Tuesday, Sept 10, 7:00-9:00 p.m. (Garden Grove Center, Room 158)
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Application Period

Applications are accepted August 1st to November 1st for the Spring 2016 term.


Tuition

Tuition is currently $425 per unit. Textbooks and other instructional materials must be purchased separately. There is no parking fee at the Garden Grove facility. Costs are subject to change. Financial aid options are available.

Academic Advising

For questions such as application procedures, prerequisite requirements and statement of purpose, or to schedule an advisement appointment, contact the Prospective Student Advisor: applycounseling@fullerton.edu or 657-278-3042


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
CSUF Department of Counseling Home Page

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Required 3.0 GPA
  • Four prerequisite courses in Behavioral Science
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • An interview with department faculty
  • Personal statement

Admission is based upon indicators of the applicant's potential for becoming an effective counseling practitioner. Admission is not based upon any single factor but on a composite assessment of all factors.

More Detail

Learn more about the program and attend an Information Session:

  • Tuesday, Sept 8, 2:00-4:00 p.m. (CSUF Fullerton Campus, Student Housing Complex, Pine Room 140)
  • Tuesday, Sept 10, 7:00-9:00 p.m. (Garden Grove Center, Room 158)
Click here to RSVP

Application Period

New applicants are only accepted for the Spring term every other year (classes begin in January). The application period begins August 1st.


Registration

Once students are notified and accepted into the program, they will register in late November (payment due at time of registration) for the first semester.


Tuition

Tuition is currently $425 per unit. Textbooks and other instructional materials must be purchased separately. There is no parking fee at the Garden Grove facility. Costs are subject to change. Financial aid options are available.

Academic Information

For questions such as application procedures, prerequisite requirements and statement of purpose or to schedule an advisement appointment: applycounseling@fullerton.edu or 657-278-3042


For questions regarding registration and tuition:
Suzanne Batista
sbatista@fullerton.edu
657-278-4280
Frequently Asked Questions. Please see:

MS in Counseling

CSUF Department of Counseling Home Page


Student Handbook

Upon admission to the program, students will receive registration information for all courses and a Student Handbook. Registration, payment of fees, and all other student services will be processed through University Extended Education.

View Current Handbook




Information Sessions RSVP


Learn more about the program at one of our upcoming Info Sessions:

Tuesday, September 8, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
(CSUF Fullerton Campus, Student Housing Complex, Pine Room 140)

Thursday, September 10, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
(Garden Grove Center, Room 158)
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More Information

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