Graduate of a four-year regionally accredited college or university.
- A minimum, overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale). If not, either a minimum mean score on two out of three parts (verbal, quantitative, analytical writing) of the General GRE test OR a GPA of 3.5 on six hours of Longwood graduate courses that are part of the degree program to which the applicant is applying taken as a non-degree registrant within the last 12 months.
- Personal essay of 500 words or more addressing reasons for seeking graduate education and specifically in counselor education
- Two recommendations related to your competence and effectiveness in your academic and professional work
- Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
- Criminal background check
No more than nine Longwood non-degree graduate hours may be counted toward a degree, certificate or professional endorsement program.
Applicants should review Longwood’s Graduate Student Admissions which include:
- Graduate Admissions Requirements
- Application Procedures & Deadlines
- Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid
Applications to all three tracks are due once annually by February 1st for priority consideration for admission to the subsequent summer semester (School Counseling & College Counseling/Student Affairs tracks) or fall semester (Mental Health Counseling track). Applications received after Feb 1 will be considered on the availability of spaces left. This also applies to consideration for financial aid and graduate assistantships