APPLY ONLINE for the M.A. in Counseling

The Counseling program is designed to prepare ethical, culturally competent counselors to provide professional counseling services in various clinical settings.  The faculty-approved settings where students have served their internships include mental health centers, state hospitals and training schools, facilities for clients with dual diagnoses, as well as multipurpose mental health agencies.

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of 60 credit hours of counseling courses, 
  • supervised Practicum and Internship experience, and
  • passing a comprehensive exam



Length of the program: Can take 3 to 5 years depending on the number of credits the students complete per semester.
Delivery method: Online 
Cost of the program: This can be found through the Business Office 

Admission Requirements

Formal admittance to the counseling program requires:

Admission Deadline

The deadlines for the M.A. Counseling is as follows:

  • August 1 for fall admission
  • December 1 for spring admission
  • May 1 for summer admission

We also have that information listed on our Graduate Admission Requirements and Deadlines page ( for your reference.

Program Faculty  

Texas Professional Counselor Licensing Information  

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