MA in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology

Degree Requirements

The MA in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology has several emphasis areas for a student to choose from: Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology, School Psychology, and Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education.  A student must select an emphasis area to complete the degree. 

Admission Criteria

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum TOEFL scores:
Internet-based test (iBT) Paper-based test (PBT)
92 580
  • Recommended GRE scores: 
When did you take the GRE? Verbal + Quantitative Analytical
On or After August 1, 2015 305 4.0

Application Deadlines

  • Fall deadline:
    • December 1st Counseling Psychology and School Psychology Doctoral programs
    • January 15th Educational Psychology and Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education (SMEE)
    • February 1st Counseling Psychology Masters programs

Note: If an applicant is admitted but does not hold a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or does not have relevant background course work, the applicant must complete prerequisite courses as specified by the faculty of the department.

Required Application Materials

To the Graduate School:

  • All required Graduate School documents
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation via the online application
  • Personal statement and vitae via online application per departmental requirements

Admission Contact Information

16 Hill Hall; Columbia, MO 65211

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