Admission Requirements for graduate program School Counseling M.S. in Ed.

The program is no longer accepting new applications for Fall 2014 for the following reason: The program has closed applications for Fall 2014. Please apply for Fall 2015.

Department Education, School Psychology/counseling And Leadership
Fall Application Deadline April 1st
Spring Application Deadline The program does not accept applications for Spring
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit to the Office of Admissions: official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, two letters of recommendation (including at least one letter from a professor with whom you have studied), resume, and personal statement of approximately 750 words explaining your reasons for wishing to enter the profession of school counseling (the essay should be self-reflective, make appropriate reference to experience working with children, and demonstrate one's familiarity and compatibility with particular features of the Brooklyn College School Counseling program).

The program is competitive and receives more qualified applicants than there are openings available. Following a review of applications, potential candidates will be invited for a group interview with the program faculty. The interview enables faculty to assess personal characteristics deemed necessary for successful performance in the field of school counseling. During the interview, applicants will be asked to complete a writing sample of 250 words drawn from suggested topics. A satisfactory interview evaluation is a requirement for admission.

Students are admitted to the School Counseling Program with matriculated status only. Students commit to either full-time or part-time status, depending on availability of the openings, and are expected to maintain this status for the duration of their matriculation. Transfer credits are rarely accepted. Applicants who wish to have courses considered for transfer credit must provide course descriptions or syllabuses demonstrating that the courses are directly parallel to offerings required in the Brooklyn College program.
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