Counseling Psychology

Within the online application system, applicants must provide general information (including educational history details), as well as the following specific program requirements.

Applicants must also request official transcripts, and any required graduate test and/or language proficiency official scores, be sent to WMU.

Application deadlines

For Fall semester: December 10

Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

Graduate test

This program requires the General GRE. If applying on the basis of a bachelor’s degree the GRE Psychology score is also required.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.


This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online system.

Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

Provide an autobiography which includes a clear and complete statement of the development of the applicant’s professional goals and how the applicant relates those goals to doctoral studies in counseling psychology. This statement must demonstrate your communication skills and writing competence.

Previous written work

This program does not require any previous written work be submitted.

Other program materials

Complete this program supplemental application program form, save it using your last name in the document name, and then submit the saved document within the online application.

Additional information

Note: For your resume, in addition to the standard elements of a resume, be sure you include and clearly label all relevant professional experience and relevant volunteer, practica, and/or internship experience, including starting and ending dates.

If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology — College of Education and Human Development

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Official Transcript Requirement

**This degree program requires that applicants submit official transcripts from every institution of higher education attended. These documents should be sent to the Office of Admissions.