The Master of Education in human development counseling with a specialization in school counseling is accepting and reviewing applications on a rolling basis. We seek candidates dedicated to shaping individual lives in K-12 settings as effective school counselors.
Applicants interested in applying to the online M.Ed. in human development counseling with a specialization in school counseling program, must submit the following items with their application:
Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted.
Many schools issue transcripts electronically, either through their own web services or through vendors. If this option is available through the institutions you attended, please specify that your transcript(s) be sent to email@example.com as this will expedite the delivery of your transcript(s) and the completion of your application.
If you would like your transcripts to be sent by mail, please use the following address:
Application Processing Services
7900 Harkins Road
Lanham, MD 20706
Interests and goals statement
A letter or statement of academic interests and professional goals is required. This is crucial in providing information about your personal background, intellectual interests, career goals, ability to take advantage of unique opportunities offered by the program, academic and research experiences, and relevant work or practical experience. Be as specific as you can regarding your interests and goals. Although the application materials include a form for the "letter of intent," you may send up to three additional pages if necessary. Please do not send lengthy examples of your work, but abstracts or short descriptions are sometimes helpful.
You should submit at least three letters of recommendation from professors, research supervisors, or others who can assess your potential for advanced graduate work. Please ask your recommenders to be as specific as possible about issues directly relevant to advanced graduate study.
Applicants are strongly encouraged but not required to submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Millers Analogy Test (MAT) scores. Applicants who do not submit GRE or MAT scores should specifically highlight in the application other indicators of verbal reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and writing ability.
An official GRE score report must be sent directly from the testing agency. We only accept scores that are five years old or less. The GRE institutional code is 1871. There is no department code.
The MAT must have been taken within the last 5 years and you must have an official score report sent directly from the testing agency. Our MAT institutional code is 2332.
Applicants whose native language is not English must also present the results of either the TOEFL or IELTS with the application. Learn more about international admissions requirements.
M.Ed. applicants must participate in a scheduled admissions interview prior to receiving an admissions decision.
If you need help with your application or if you have questions about application deadlines, please contact an admissions counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-855-338-4540.