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  • Admissions

Master of Science in Counseling & Student Affairs

  • Admissions

    The items listed below are required for admission to this program; only complete files are reviewed. Send all materials to:

    Graduate Studies Office
    MSU Moorhead
    1104 7th Ave. S.
    Moorhead, MN 56563

    Application Priority Deadlines: September 15 and February 15 

    1. Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. No specific major is required.
    2. 3.0 grade point average, or at least 3.25 for the last 30 semester credits of graded coursework.
    3. Completed "Application for Admission to Graduate Study" form.
    4. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended.
    5. Non-refundable $20.00 fee for first-time applicants to Minnesota State University Moorhead.
    6. Score from the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or from the Graduate Record Examination, General Test (GRE). Only official scores are accepted; no more than five years old. No specific minimum score is required.
    7. Counseling and Student Affairs Application.
    8. 350 word statement of personal career goals.
    9. Three current or recent letters of recommendation from people who have been your professors, employers, supervisors, counselors, or have known you in other professional capacities (use forms provided).
    10. An interview with the faculty in order to assess your communication skills and readiness to enter the counseling and student affairs professions.
    11. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills.