Application Requirements

Admission standards for SchoolCounseling@Denver from the Morgridge College of Education Online match University of Denver’s high standards for excellence. All applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree to be considered for admission. 

You must submit the following items to complete your application:

  • two letters of recommendation
  • a current resume
  • unofficial transcripts; if admitted, official transcripts will be required
  • a $65 application fee
  • your statement of professional goals
  • your diversity statement

GRE test scores are not required for admission.

Statement of Goals

Your statement of professional goals must be two to three typed and double-spaced pages that discuss:

  • the personal, educational and professional experiences that have shaped your interest in earning a master’s degree
  • your professional objectives and how you developed them
  • what you hope to obtain from a Master of Arts in School Counseling and how you intend to apply it professionally

Diversity Statement

The statement of equity, diversity and social justice should be one to two typed and double-spaced pages. Respond to the following question: "How does equity, diversity and social justice shape an issue in school counseling that is of interest to you?" Include the following in your response:

  • any concerns and opportunities for equity, diversity and social justice within your issue of interest
  • any personal, academic and/or professional experiences that have shaped your understanding and commitment to equity, diversity and social justice in school counseling