Argosy University Programs

Sarasota Pastoral Counseling Doctorate

EdD, Pastoral Community Counseling

Admissions Requirements

• A master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, a nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the faculty and dean of the College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, or an appropriately certified foreign institution.
• A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in work leading to the master’s degree and in any subsequent graduate study.
• A minimum written TOEFL® score of 550 (paper version), 213 (computer version), or 79 (Internet version) for all applicants whose native language is not English, or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction.
• Completion of an interview with a member of the program Admissions Committee.

All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:
• Completed Application for Admission Form
• Application fee (non-refundable, except in California)
• Personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal
of qualifications for the profession
• Current résumé (or career summary)
• The names and contact information of three professional and/or academic references
• Official transcripts from all institutions where credits earned towards the master’s degree are used as the basis for admission, and any subsequent graduate credits earned. Bachelor’s-level credits are not required.

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