Master's Admissions—U.S. Students

All master's degree application materials, including official college transcripts and all three letters of recommendation, must be received by our office on or before the appropriate application deadline.  If you have questions concerning the application process for master’s applications contact the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology main office at (269) 387-5100.

Master's degree application deadlines

All applications MUST be COMPLETE by the due date listed below in order to be considered for admission

Counseling Psychology MA Program

  • Jan. 15 for ensuing summer and fall semester
  • May 15 for fall admission
  • Sept. 15 for spring admission

Applicants for the fall semester are encouraged to meet the Jan. 15 application deadline in order to receive admission offers early and to apply for assistantships or campus employment.

Counselor Education MA Programs (Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling; and School Counseling) 

  • Jan. 15 for summer and fall semester
  • Sept. 15 for spring admission

Graduate Certificate in School Counseling 

  • Jan. 15 for summer and fall semester
  • Sept. 15 for spring admission

Admissions process

WMU has a new online graduate application system that allows all students (domestic and international) to submit required information into one system. General application information for the University, as well as specific requirements for individual programs, are captured into this system.

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