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If you have any questions about the admissions process or the status of your application, please feel free to contact the Admissions Coordinator, Dr. Nancy Nishimura.

In order to be admitted into the Counseling Program a prospective student must submit:

  • An application to the University of Memphis Graduate School which includes the following:
    • Completed Formal Graduate School application
    • Official undergraduate transcripts
    • Official graduate transcripts (if applicable)
    • Required GRE minimum scores
      • GRE scores: Verbal 380 and Quantitative 420
      • Revised GRE scores: Verbal 145 and Quantitative 140
  • A separate application to the Counseling Department noting your desired concentration area:
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling MS
    • Clinical Rehabilitation MS
    • Rehabilitation Counseling MS
    • School Counseling MS
    • Counseling EdD
  • To complete your application to the Counseling Department submit the following as well:
    • Undergraduate transcripts (official/unofficial)
    • Graduate transcripts (official/unofficial)
    • Graduate Record Examination results (official/unofficial)
    • 3 References - these should be from professors and employers
    • Engage in an in-person interview with department faculty (to be scheduled)

Important Deadlines for Completed Application Packets

Masters Degree Admission Deadlines

  • Fall - March 1
  • Spring - October 1

Doctoral Degree Admission Deadline

  • Fall - March 1

It is strongly recommended that application packets be submitted in early February or early September which includes having taken the Graduate Record Examination several weeks prior to the deadline dates in order to receive full consideration by the counseling faculty. A delay in submitting application materials could result in not being considered for admission until the following semester.

If you wish to speak to a faculty member related to your career goals and how the counseling program can help you attain your career vision, please contact one of the program concentration coordinators.

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