Chatham University

Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) Admission Requirements

There are two kinds of admission to the MSCP program – regular admission for students who already have a bachelors or above degree, and accelerated for Chatham undergraduate students wanting to enter the Integrated Degree Program.

Regular Admission

Applicants to the MSCP program must submit the following information to the Office of Admissions for review:

Application deadline for SPRING entry: November 1
Application deadline for FALL entry: June 1*
*Rolling admission for Fall entry until August 1

Applicants will be informed by the Office of Admissions about whether or not they have been accepted into the MSCP program.


Integrated Degree Program Admission

(For Chatham College undergraduates only)

This program gives qualified undergraduate women the opportunity to complete the MSCP degree in an accelerated fashion. Students have the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in the major of their choice along with the master’s degree in Counseling Psychology in five years. The accelerated masters program requires a demanding undergraduate load for three years, followed by four semesters of full-time graduate study. Students need to consult their advisors early in their academic career for guidance in developing an appropriate undergraduate course of study. The following are requirements for admission to the Integrated Degree Program:

Specific Conditions for Integrated Degree Program

Students must complete a minimum of 102 undergraduate credits, including all general education and major requirements, except Tutorial, and fulfill the prerequisite for the Master of Science in Counseling Psychology program before entering the program.