1. Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 (2.7 for Rehabilitation Counseling).
2. 15-25 credits of approved courses from the following fields: education, health sciences, psychology, sociology, and related areas.
3. Evidence of oral and written expression consonant with graduate-level study.
4. Interviews with faculty members, alumni, or currently enrolled students. Central purposes of these interviews include assessing counselor potential, applicability of work and life experience, and candidate expectations about both the programs and the field.
5. Relevant work/volunteer experience is highly recommended.
6. Recommendations from appropriate professional or academic references to aid in determining potential for work as a professional counselor.