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Explore the possibilities with a Master of Education in Counseling.

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Your Work as a Counselor Begins Now

Our commitment to your success begins in admissions, where our expectations for your performance are also set. As you prepare your application for William & Mary’s Online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling, remember that Admissions Advisors are always on standby, ready to assist you to answer your questions, clarify requirements and review the materials needed.

William & Mary is proud to accept applicants of various academic backgrounds, and all applications are reviewed holistically. With this in mind, our baseline requirement is that all applicants have a completed bachelor’s degree (or equivalent); in conjunction with this, we recommend a GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) as well as GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores (40th percentile or higher preferred in GRE Verbal).

Upcoming Application Deadlines

Term Priority Application Deadline Final Application Deadline Start Date
Fall 2018 May 4 July 23 August 27

Don’t Let Tuition Halt Your Progress

We believe in the power of education and are therefore proud to assist prospective and current students in financing their degrees. For more information regarding tuition assistance and scholarship opportunities, visit our tuition and financial aid page, or contact an Admissions Advisor.

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Preparing You for Licensure

Both our Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs and School Counseling are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and prepare you for required and optional licensure opportunities.

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Counseling Careers are in High Demand

By pursuing a future in counseling, you’ve opted for a career field that demonstrates faster-than-average job growth.1 Not only that, our faculty and facility resources will help to broaden your professional network throughout the course of your program and support your efforts to facilitate targeted career opportunities post-graduation.

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  1. Retrieved on January 10, 2018, from bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/substance-abuse-behavioral-disorder-and-mental-health-counselors.html