Fall 2022 admissions will open on October 1st, 2021 (new application instructions should be available in September)
Attention: Department Application Processing Fee-$25. (This is a separate fee from Cal State Apply Fee of $70)
Please do not mail a check to the Department (office is currently closed).
Online Payment has been set up for all MSC applicants (Closed).
Information for Applicants
Overview video of admissions and program information (recorded video) and powerpoint presentation
Prerecorded Information session which includes both academic information detailing our six specializations and admissions information including the application process, requirements, recommendations and more. The information in this video is up to date as of September 2020.
Follow up Q&A Session (Prerecorded session Nov. 30, 2020)
A culmination of the most frequently asked questions after watching our prerecorded information session. Questions were taken from prospective students who submit questions to be answered by our department chair on November 30th (Questions from previous sessions are included). The FAQ page has been updates to include these questions and answers.
Every year the Department of Counseling Admisions Coordinator creates detailed application instructions for that admissions year. The instructions include the following:
- Navigating CalState Apply (with Images)
- Applying for the correct specialization and/or emphasis
- Personal Statement prompt and length
- Exams (if Any)
- Fee Payment instructions
If you're looking for any of this information please visit this site for detailed application instructions: Click Here to go to our admissions site and navigate to the PDF instruction sheet found there.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling
School Counseling & Pupil Personnel Services Credential