Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Master of Education in School Counseling program at Nicholls, applicants should possess and submit the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of a 2.50 on all undergraduate coursework or a minimum GPA of 2.75 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.
  • A minimum score of 335 is required on the formula:  GPA on last 60 undergraduate hours times 20, plus the GRE General Test score (taken after August 1, 2011).
  • At least nine hours of Psychology, Education, or Family and Consumer Sciences coursework.
  • Transcript and three letters of recommendation.
  • An application to the School Counseling Program.
  • Completion of a Criminal Background Check with “Certified Backgrounds”.

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