Counseling (M.A.)

Counseling (M.A.)

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Each graduate program has a unique set of requirements. Applicants MUST apply via the specific program application.

To get started on your application, select your semester of interest below:

Counseling M.A. - Spring 2018 (January Start)

Counseling M.A. - Fall 2018 (September Start)


 

Counseling (M.A.) with specializations in:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling

​or

  • School Counselor (Certification)

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A minimum of 500-1,000 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended or official NACES course-by- course evaluation of any foreign transcripts
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Official copy of GRE scores or waiver
  • Interview
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) or waiver if applicable

Pre-requisites:

  • Must have taken at least 2 Psychology or Counseling classes

Application Deadlines: Please note that your application and all supplemental materials must be received by the deadlines below to be considered.
Domestic Applicants
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 15

International Applicants
Fall: May 1
Spring: November 1

CONTACT US

We encourage you to contact graduate admissions with questions about our graduate programs, to get answers to your graduate application questions, or to schedule a visit to NJCU.

Hepburn Hall, Room 206
Phone: (201) 200-3409
Toll-Free Phone: (877) 652-8472
Fax: (201) 200-2044
Email: grad_dept@njcu.edu

GRADUATE ADMISSIONS OFFICE HOURS

September – May:
Mon and Thu, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tues, Wed, Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

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