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Counseling Psychology

Counseling psychology as a psychological specialty facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the lifespan with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental and organizational concerns.

Career Profile

Populations served by counseling psychologists include people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. Examples include late adolescents or adults with career/educational concerns and children or adults facing severe personal difficulties. Counseling psychologists also consult with organizations seeking to enhance their effectiveness or the well-being of their members.

Job titles and employers of recent graduates include:

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, Supplemental Application, 3 Letters of recommendation

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Two years of relevant work experience is desirable.

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​December 1

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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