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Master's Degrees in Counseling

As a counselor, you are in a unique position to help others. Get your degree from Texas Wesleyan and be ready to make a difference.

Degrees we offer

Texas Wesleyan offers you programs in Professional Counseling as well as Marriage & Family Therapy. Both of these areas of study will prepare you to take the licensing exam.

What will I learn?

We teach you the theoretical basis for counseling – and how to put it into practice.

  • Learn from real professionals with real practices
  • Work with faculty and other students in and out of the classroom
  • Study current counseling trends with experts from different backgrounds
  • Get practicum hours at our on-campus community counseling center.
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When are classes?

We have classes during spring, summer and fall semesters. Classes meet once a week, Monday through Thursday evening, as well as Saturday morning and afternoon.

What are the admission requirements?
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with at least 9 hours in psychology, counseling or related coursework, including at least one statistics and one human development course.
  • One of the following requirements
    1. 3.0 cumulative GPA score or 3.25 over the last 60 hours
    2. An official GRE score report. Recommended achievement of 150 verbal, 142 quantitative and 4.0 writing.
    3. Mental health casework and/or field experience with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Interview session with program faculty, if selected

Texas Wesleyan's master's in counseling program is highly competitive. Meeting the minimum admission requirements stated doesn't guarantee admission to the program.

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Admission Deadline:

  • Spring
    • Deadline extended - Dec. 1
  • Summer
    • Deadline - April 1
  • Fall
    • Priority Deadline - April 1
    • Deadline - June 15


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A career in this field has specific eligibility standards to sit for a licensing exam. Before you start your degree, read our ineligibility policy.

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