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General Admission Information

The prerequisite for pursuing this degree is 12 hours of psychology or psychology related courses that should include: general psychology, human development, statistics, and abnormal psychology (or closely related). If seeking a master's degree in counseling, candidates must request admission to candidacy before completing nine hours of graduate course work. 

Admission Requirements 

**Deadline for Priority Admission: February 20th 

General admission requirements and necessary documents are available through Graduate Admissions.

Specific admission requirements for the M.S. in Counseling program are available in the Graduate Bulletin.  

NOTE: The GRE requirement is being waived through the 2021-2022 academic year.

To start a new application or review an existing application, click here. Letters of recommendation should be emailed from references directly to gradadmissions@apsu.edu.


For more information, contact:

Dr. Kim Coggins, Counseling Program Coordinator
Department of Psychological Science and Counseling
Clement Building
P.O. Box 4537
Clarksville, TN 37044
cogginsk@apsu.edu; (931) 221-7234

 International Student Admission*

The APSU College of Graduate Studies handles all international student admissions.  General admission requirements for international students can be found through Graduate Admissions.

In addition to the general admission requirements for international students and the admission requirements for all students in the M.S. in Counseling program, specific requirements for the M.S. in Counseling program for international students include the following items:

 This program not available to International Students on F-1 or J-1 Visa

 Visit Us!

We invite you to visit our program, view our facilities and meet our faculty and graduate students. To arrange your visit, contact Dr. Kim Coggins, Counseling Program Coordinator, at cogginsk@apsu.edu.

For a map and directions, click here.