Nov 29, 2022  
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Counseling M.A.

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(Major Code: 5464)

Major in Counseling

(Major Code: 5464)

General Requirements

Formal admittance to the counselor education program requires:

  • Admittance to WTAMU’s Graduate School;
  • Admittance to the program based on a minimum composite score of 1,500 which will be calculated by Graduate Record Exam (GRE) + (last 60 hours GPA x 200). Applicants not meeting these criteria may apply for conditional admission;
  • Completion of a formal application form listing references to be contacted by the department; and
  • Formal interviews conducted with candidates.

To enter the program, students must:

  • Meet all graduate admission requirements.
  • Have completed 12 semester hours in education and/or psychology, including PSYC 2301 and 4360.
  • Make application to the program as explained at

Students wishing to provide supervision after licensure are required to take COUN 6382 .

After completing the 48-semester-hour program, students must apply for a temporary license which is needed prior to beginning the required 3,000-clock-hour internship under approved supervision.

Marriage and Family Emphasis


The marriage and family emphasis meets academic requirements set by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.

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