Master of Arts in Professional Counseling
Admission Requirements

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Note: Church Membership Requirement for Admission to the M.A. in Professional Counseling Program: Admission to this degree program requires a recommendation from a staff member or official in the church of which the applicant is currently a member or faithfully attends that holds Jesus Christ to be their Lord and Savior, and who hold solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture. Church Recommendation Form

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Applicants desiring to transfer from a master's counseling program at another university to the M.A. in Professional Counseling program at DBU are required to submit an official letter which states that the applicant is a student in good standing and is eligible to return and complete that program.  This letter should be from the Dean or the Program Director and is to be submitted with the application to the DBU program.

There are no additional requirements other than those required for admission to the graduate program at DBU.

 

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling Agreement Contract:

Newly admitted students will meet with the Program Director, at which time the Master of Arts in Professional Counseling Agreement Contract will be explained and discussed.  By signing this agreement contract, new students are stating their willingness to be evaluated on nine characteristics deemed necessary for the development of an ethical and competent counselor.  These characteristics are implied from the expectations of professional and personal competence and responsibility as outlined by the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics (2005): openness, flexibility, positiveness, cooperativeness, willingness to use and accept feedback, awareness of impact on others, ability to deal with conflict, ability to accept personal responsibility, and ability to express feelings effectively and appropriately.  In addition, the student's signature on the contract expresses agreement to attend eight counseling sessions during the first two semesters in the M.A.P.C. Program. 

 

Program Continuance:

Continuance in the program past the first 12 hours is pending submission of a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) comprised of a minimum 400 Verbal, 400 Quantitative, 4.0 Analytical Writing.

In lieu of the GRE, the applicant may submit the GMAT, MAT, or other nationally-recognized aptitude test with comparable scores upon approval of the program director and the  Masters Degrees Admission Committee.

Continuance in the program past the first 18 hours is pending successful completion of a minimum of 12 undergraduate credit hours in psychology (including general psychology, statistics, and six upper-level hours).

  



 

 

 

 

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