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School Counseling Certification Only: Admissions

To enroll in the school counseling program at California University of Pennsylvania, you must have a minimum undergraduate 3.00 GPA or a 2.6 GPA with a score of 403+ on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).

To apply, submit the following:

  • Complete the Graduate School Application,
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, even if a degree was not earned from a particular institution (except Cal U transcripts)
  • Submit your $25.00 Application Fee
  • Three letters of recommendation on professional letterhead 
  • One-page resume of work and education
  • A 1,000-word typed psychobiography (see CED Handbook)

Submit to:

School of Graduate Studies and Research
California University of Pennsylvania
Eberly Hall, Campus Box 91
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

Application deadlines:
Complete applications for this program need to be submitted by:

Early admission application deadlines are:
February 15th - summer and fall start terms
September 15th - spring start term

Regular admission application deadlines are:
July 1st - fall start term
November 1st - spring start term
May 1st - summer start term