- 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.
Info Sessions for this program will begin in April.
New applicants are only accepted for the Spring term every other year (classes begin in January). The application period begins August 1st.
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 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.
For questions such as application procedures, prerequisite requirements and statement of purpose or to schedule an advisement appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org or 657-278-3042
For questions regarding registration and tuition:
Frequently Asked Questions. Please see:
MS in Counseling
CSUF Department of Counseling Home Page
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.
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