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Counseling (M.S.E.) - Admissions Requirements


Graduate Studies

Counseling (M.S.E.) - Admissions Requirements

Admission to the Guidance and Counseling Program begins with application for admission to Graduate Studies sent through the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Belknap & Catlin, P.O. Box 2000, Superior, WI 54880-4500, or by calling (715)394-8295, or online at http://www.uwsuper.edu/graduate.

In addition to the application to the Office of Graduate Studies, admission to the Guidance and Counseling Program must contain:

  1. Resume and Letter of Intent addressing; 1. Service to community 2. Volunteer work 3. Commitment to others 4. Work and professional goals 5. Areas which the applicant considers to be his or her strengths and weaknesses;
  2. Three letters of reference (one or two academic letters from post-secondary instructors and one or two employment letters) that speak to the candidate's ability to succeed in graduate school;
  3. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work;
  4. An undergraduate degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education, or related social science with a GPA of 2.75/4.0 or higher. Students admitted as probationary must complete nine semester credits of introductory Counseling courses at the graduate level with a GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher to gain unconditional admittance to the program;
  5. Pass a Criminal Background Check.

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