APPLICATION

All applications for the School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling tracks are due February 1st.  Applications received after February 1st are reviewed on a space-available basis.  The requirements for full standing admission include:

  • A completed application
  • A minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a minimum GPA of 3.0 on 10 semester credits of graduate coursework
  • Personal and professional references
  • A detailed statement of purpose

Applications for domestic students can be obtained online at: https://www.ndsu.edu/gradschool/apply/domestic_and_permanent_resident

Applications for international students can be obtained online at: https://www.ndsu.edu/gradschool/apply/international

INTERVIEW

If a prospective master's student's application demonstrates potential, faculty members will invite her or him to an on-campus interview.  During the interview, students will gain more information about the Counselor Education Program, complete a writing exercise, participate in a role play activity, and meet with current students.  After the interview, faculty members will make admissions and advising recommendations to the Graduate School, and students will be notified of their status.

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