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Athabasca University

Post-Masters Certificate in Counselling Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the PMCC program, applicants must have:

  • a completed master's degree in Counselling Psychology, Applied Psychology, Educational Psychology, or equivalent.
  • a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in that master's degree
  • a graduate or undergraduate course in the following areas:
    • a course in developmental psychology (3 credits)
    • a course in learning psychology (3 credits)
  • equivalent graduate courses to the following core courses from the Master of Counselling program:

To calculate your Graduate Admission GPA (the GPA AU will use for your entry into the program), please visit the Graduate Admission GPA page on the Faculty of Health Disciplines website.

Preference is given in the admissions process to applicants who have two years or more of full-time experience in counselling or a related field.

Information effective September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017.

Updated January 17 2017 by laurab

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