College of Education > Academics > Counseling & Special Education > Graduate Programs > Counseling (MA/MEd) > Admission Requirements
DePaul offers three concentrations within its Counseling master's degree program: College Counseling and Student Affairs, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. To be eligible to enroll in the Counseling program, students must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
A School Counselor Licensure program is also available. To be eligible to enroll in it, students must hold a master's degree in a Counseling-related discipline.
A complete application to one of the Counseling programs will include the following materials:
*Please note: All personal statements must include the following statement:
I attest that this essay is an accurate reflection of my writing ability. This personal statement is my original work and has been written by me, [insert your name].
Applicants who have earned a degree outside of the U.S. or who will be considered international students must submit additional materials. Visit our International Students page for more information.
Applicants can upload supplemental application materials, send requests for letters of recommendation, and pay the application fee through our online application system.
The Counseling program admits new students every: fall and winter quarter. It has set admission deadlines; prospective students must complete an application by the following dates to be considered for admission:
Learn more about Graduate Admission.
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Office of Graduate Admission 2400 N. Sheffield Ave. Chicago, IL 60614-3250 Email: