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Counseling Psychology
(Ph.D.)

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For Fall semester: December 1.

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A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

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This program requires the General GRE.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.

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This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online system.

An image of a brown pencil on a gold background with a purple border.     Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

Provide an autobiography which includes a clear and complete statement of the development of the applicant’s professional goals and how the applicant relates those goals to doctoral studies in counseling psychology. This statement must demonstrate your communication skills and writing competence.

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This program does not require any previous written work be submitted.

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Complete this program supplemental application program form http://www.wmich.edu/grad/admissions/dept-forms/counseling-psy-phd.pdf, save it using your last name in the document name, and then submit the saved document within the online application.

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***THE FORM IN OTHER PROGRAM MATERIALS MUST BE SAVED AS A PDF BEFORE UPLOADING SO THAT ALL ANSWERS WILL TRANSFER TO THE APPLICATION.

Note: For your resume, in addition to the standard elements of a resume, be sure you include and clearly label all relevant professional experience and relevant volunteer, practica, and/or internship experience, including starting and ending dates.

If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology — College of Education and Human Development

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An official transcript from the institution from which you received your bachelor degree is required, as well as a transcript from institution(s) where any graduate level courses or degrees have been taken/completed. Applicants are not required to submit an official transcript of courses taken/completed at WMU.

Program Transcript Requirement

**This degree program requires that applicants submit official transcripts from every institution of higher education attended. These documents should be sent to the Office of Admissions.

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