Upcoming Application Deadlines

The School of Education accepts applications on a rolling basis, and will release admission decisions periodically throughout the year. Applicants should take care to complete his or her application by the posted deadlines to ensure that the Admissions Committe has ample time to make an admissions decision before the start of the term. 

For a complete list of dates, please visit our Application and Enrollment Calendar

 Application Complete Deadline     Available Start Term   
 March 1, 2018
 June 1, 2018
 September 4, 2018

Department of Counseling and Human Services Application Requirements

For all applicants:

  1. Completed application
  2. Evidence of a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  3. Evidence of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA or an approved petition
  4. One (1) official transcript issued by the Registrar of each institution attended, sent directly to the Office of Graduate and Professional Enrollment. 
  5. Two (2) letters of recommendation from faculty or professionals who know your work

 

In addition, students should submit the items below for the program to which they are applying:

Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Please note - there are limited spaces in the PPS program at the Redlands campus due to heavy enrollment. 

1. Personal Statement: Essay of 500 words describing personal experience and interests in the field. 

2. Evidence of Certificate of Clearance issued by CCTC

3. Negative TB Test Result

4. The CBEST must be passed prior to admission.

5. Evidence of a Master's Degree

6. 3.0 GPA

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

1. Personal Statement: Essay of 500 words describing personal experience and interests in the field. 

2. Evidence of Certificate of Clearance issued by CCTC

3. Counseling Simulation

4. 3.0 GPA

MA in School and College Counseling

Candidates may choose to complete the MA with or without the requirements for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential. Please see the program page for details. 

Important Deadline Information: The MA in School and College Counseling is a selective program. Applications will be reviewed only twice - in March and in June. Priority will be given to applicants who have a complete application ready by the March 13, 2017 deadline. Space may not be available in the program for later applicants.

1. Personal Statement: Essay of 500 words describing personal experience and interests in school or college counseling. 

2. Evidence of Certificate of Clearance issued by CCTC

3. Negative TB Test Result

4. CBEST (School Counseling Track): For students not pursuing the PPS Credential, registration for the CBEST is required. For students pursuing the PPS Credential, the CBEST must be passed prior to admission.

5. CBEST (College Counseling Track): Students pursuing ONLY the College Counseling Track are not required to take the CBEST.

6. 3.0 GPA

Submitting Materials

Please submit all application parts via our online application.  Admission and certification requirements vary by program. All application pieces are required in order to complete your application for Admissions Review Committee.

Recommenders wishing to submit letters of recommendation directly to the School should email it to SOEAdmissions@redlands.edu and include as much applicant detail as possible (applicant name and email address if possible; academic program of interest is helpful too).