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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Master's in Clinical mental health counseling program is for Fall semester only, with March 1 as the application deadline. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a fully accredited four year educational institution, and earned a minimum GPA of 3.00 (based on a 4.00 system) cumulative on all baccalaureate and graduate work already completed. Additionally, applicants are required to provide official transcripts, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing scores not more than five years old, a personal statement describing the applicant's interest in the program and his/her career plans, and three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant's education, skills, abilities, and character. Applicants are encouraged to check with the program for additional requirements. Further information may be obtained from the Graduate School Bulletin, and the graduate application may be obtained online at http://www.grad.msstate.edu/prospective/admissions/domestic/