A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, a nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the faculty and dean of the College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences, or an appropriately certified foreign institution.
A grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0 as described below. Additional requirements may apply.
3.0 for the last 60 hours of coursework (including graduate work).
Applicants with grade point averages lower than the stated program minimums may be considered for admission with significant evidence of academic and professional potential demonstrated by the career and/or professional accomplishments indicated in the statement of academic and professional goals, the career summary, and academic or professional letters of recommendation. Such Admission must be recommended by the Admissions Committee and department chair and must be justified, documented, signed, placed, and retained in the student's academic file.
A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required 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 as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."
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.
Personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession.
Current résumé (or career summary).
Three completed Applicant Recommendation Forms.
Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended.
Core Counseling Curriculum Requirements — Students Are Required to Take the Following
Practicum and Internship Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
PC6410 - Counseling Practicum
PC6415 - Counseling Internship
Practicum and Internship Requirements—6 Credit Hours
* Indicates courses required before practicum.
**Satisfactory completion of practicum is required before internship.
***Students enroll in PC6415 - Counseling Internship for two credit hours for two consecutive semesters.
In each program at Argosy University, Schaumburg, the requirements to successfully complete certain courses may not be met by transfer of credit hours based on coursework from other institutions.
Transfer credit hour is not accepted for the following courses required by the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program: