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 within the last 12 months as a conditional admit
- 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 from each college/university from which you have earned a degree or additional course credit following the conferral of your degree
- Criminal background check
- Interview, February 15 priority date
Up to nine Longwood non-degree graduate hours may be counted toward a degree or professional endorsement program. Students shall apply to a Longwood graduate program prior to enrolling in additional hours.
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