Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology (CECP) Application Requirements

All applicants (Master's and Ph.D.) must submit, directly to the Marquette University Graduate School:

  1. A completed online application form and $50 application fee.
  2. Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette.
  3. Three letters of recommendation along with recommendation forms.
  4. A statement of purpose. (See departmental website for instruction.)
  5. A resume/vita.
  6. GRE scores (General Test only).
  7. (For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency. See department website for details.

*Note: After all applications are reviewed, the highest ranking applicants will be contacted for an interview with the faculty. This is required for admission. International applicants residing in foreign countries and applicants with extenuating circumstances may conduct their interviews over the phone.


Applicants to the doctoral program in Counseling Psychology: Although we do not exclude applications from those who have completed only a bachelor's degree, we give substantial preference to applicants who have already completed a master's degree in a mental health field.

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P.O. Box 1881
1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7137

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