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master of Arts in Counseling

Admission Requirements

We admit once a year approximately 25 full-time students per year. Most have degrees in psychology, social work, teaching, or fields related to people. We also accept applications from people in other fields seeking new careers in counseling. We look for applicants who want to make a difference. We accept a few part-time students, but they must be able to attend classes during the day and take time off for an internship.   

To be considered for admission, students must have the following:

The following materials must also be completed and submitted along with the WVU Graduate Admission Application:

Please click on the link below and complete the WVU Graduate Admission Application. 

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Application Deadlines

The application deadline for fall admission is February 15, with review of completed applications beginning February 1. Early completion of applications is preferred. We do not admit any other time. 


For questions and concerns about the admissions process, please contact:

Kelly Webber
Administrative Secretary, Sr.
Phone: 304.293.3808
E-mail: Kelly.Webber@mail.wvu.edu

Ed Jacobs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Coordinator of Counseling
Phone: 304.293.2177
E-mail: ed.Jacobs@mail.wvu.edu