Apply to School Counseling
The following degree options are available for School Counseling:
- Master of Arts in School Counseling
- Master of Education in School Counseling
- Master's Plus in School Counseling *(this option is not available for international applicants).
- Post-Master’s Certificate of Advanced Study in School Counseling
Master of Arts in School Counseling and Master of Education in School Counseling
Admission Timeline: Fall/Spring*
|March 2, 2020
|Final International Deadline ALL documents must be submitted by February 15
||Deadline- February 15
|Admission Interview Day (Invitation Only)
March 27, 2020
10 a.m.–1 p.m.
|New Student Orientation
Priority Application Deadline
At the discretion of the department, applications
will continue to be reviewed on a space-available basis.
|September 11, 2020
|The School Counseling program does not accept international applicants for Spring.
|Admission Interview Day(Invitation Only)
||October 16, 2020
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
|New Student Orientation
International applicants can apply only for the fall start term for the M.Ed and the M.A. programs.
Post-Master's Certificate of Advanced Study in School Counseling and Master's Plus in School Counseling
Admission Timeline: occurs year round, with the priority deadlines below:
At the discretion of the department, applications will continue to be reviewed after the application deadline on a space-available basis.
International Admission Deadline for the Certificate of Advanced Study in School Counseling
| Start Term
| Fall Semester
|| March 15
Important Licensure Information
Loyola University Maryland offers several programs leading to professional licensure within the State of Maryland. States and other jurisdictions vary in what professions they require to be licensed and the requirements for licensure within their borders. Loyola University Maryland programs are designed to prepare students to apply for licensure exams in the state of Maryland. Students planning to become licensed in another state other than Maryland should contact the licensing agency for that state or jurisdiction to determine the appropriate requirements of the state-specific licensing board.
Required Supplemental Materials
In addition to the application form, you must submit the following:
- Nonrefundable $60 application fee.
- Official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions attended. The admission committee reserves the right to request official transcripts from universities where an applicant has attended but did not complete a degree. Please note that not submitting all transcripts where courses have been completed could impact course waivers.
- All non-U.S. transcripts must be translated and evaluated by any member of NACES. (www.naces.org)
- Two professional recommendations must be completed on our school counseling recommendation form.
- Optional Resume.
- TOEFL or IELTS test scores are required if the student's native language is not English. Loyola's ETS code is 5370. Loyola requires a minimum score of 80 or a 7 in all areas for the IELTS.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that a completed application and all supplemental materials are received by the application deadline. Supplemental materials, once received, become the property of Loyola University Maryland and cannot be returned.
Please have your college(s) send your transcript(s) to one of the addresses below.
Loyola University Maryland
Office of Graduate Admission
2034 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093
Or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Application Information
It is the policy of departmental admission committees to give promising applicants the opportunity to undertake graduate work. A careful examination of an applicant's academic and professional qualifications precedes every admission decision. The committees look for previous academic achievement by considering an applicant's undergraduate and graduate records. Work experience is assessed through the presentation of a resume or vitae and professional references.
Applicants accepted for graduate study will be advised in writing. At the time of admission, individuals will be informed of any courses for which they have qualified for advanced standing and/or additional courses or prerequisites requiring completion before commencing their graduate studies. A program advisor who assists in planning a program of study will be assigned, and students are responsible for discussing any special needs they may have with their advisor.