Master of Counselling Admission Requirements

All students must meet the academic requirements for admission (see calendar for details), which include:

1) Minimum grade point average (GPA). Evidence of academic ability and promise, normally shown by a minimum GPA of 3.00 in the semesters containing the last 20 university courses (60.0 credit hours)

2) A University of Lethbridge baccalaureate degree or its academic equivalent from another recognized degree-granting institution.

3) Applicants must present a breadth of undergraduate courses in counselling, educational psychology or psychology.  Particular emphasis is paid to courses in human development, learning, personality, psychological disorders (abnormal psychology), and counselling and/or inter-personal skills. 

4) Evidence of successful experience in a related area.  Preference is given to applicants who have two or more years of work experience in a counselling or related setting.  Volunteer experience in counselling settings is also desirable.  

 For information on how to apply to the program see our Application Information.

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