Oakland University
Graduate Admissions Information

M.A. in Counseling
Graduate Admissions
160 North Foundation Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4401
tel 248-370-3167
fax 248-370-4114

Application Requirements
Application for Admission to Graduate Study
Supplemental Program Form
Goal Statement
2 Recommendation for Graduate Admission forms
Official Transcripts - degree granting institution(s) and all graduate coursework
International Application Requirements
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens and/or applicants with foreign academic credentials may also be required to submit the following application material(s):
Copy of Permanent Residency or Current Visa Status
English Translation of Foreign Transcripts
Foreign Transcript Evaluation - General Report
Official TOEFL, MELAB or IELTS test scores
Applicants applying for an F1 or J1 visa may also be required to submit the following application material(s):
International Student Supplemental Application
Affidavit of Support
Certified or Notarized Bank Statement
International Student Transfer Form

Program Description
The Department of Counseling offers a Master of Arts degree in counseling for individuals who wish to work in professional counseling roles with children, youths, adults and families in school and community settings. The program can accommodate both full-time and part-time students.

Requirements for Degree Completion
The MA in Counseling requires at least 48 graduate-level credits. 


Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

In addition, OU's Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Related Links
Department of Counseling -- http://www4.oakland.edu/?id=45&sid=50
Advising Schedule/Information Meetings -- http://www4.oakland.edu/?id=3377&sid=50
Faculty Profiles -- http://www2.oakland.edu/sehs/staff/index.cfm?deptid=2
OU-Macomb -- http://www.oakland.edu/?id=9969&sid=254
Application Deadlines:
   Fall 2011:     April 15, 2011  
   Winter 2012:     October 01, 2011  
    Mike Hill  
    (248) 370-4179  
    491B Pawley Hall  
The above program description and requirements are for informational purposes only. Requirements are subject to change. For official program requirements, please refer to online graduate catalog.