School Status

All day and evening classes are canceled today (Tuesday), along with all other campus activities

January 27, 2015

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Application Materials

  • Online graduate admissions application.
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee. 
  • Complete, official transcript documenting the award of a bachelor's degree.
  • Complete, official transcript documenting the award of a master's degree in counseling or psychology from an accredited institution.
  • Three references. Your references will be asked to submit their comments online via the online application. 
  • Official copy of scores from either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) taken within the last five years.  Those who already hold a master's degree or higher are exempt from this requirement. 
  • Students for whom English is not a first language must submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores.
  • Statement of purpose (500- to 1,000-words, double-spaced) addressing the following questions:
    -What factors in your personal and professional history have influenced you in the past and now lead you to seek admission to this program at Salem State?
    -What are your long-term professional goals, and how will this program help you meet them?
    -Is there any other information that you think would help the admissions committee to evaluate your application?

Additional Materials and Requirements 

  • A passing score on the Communications and Literacy MTEL, both the reading and writing subtests.
  • Bachelor’s degree in this subject area or appropriate field.
  • Master’s degree in counseling or psychology from an accredited institution.
  • Prerequisites are required for this program. Please contact the graduate program coordinator for more information.
  • Interview.

Application Deadlines

  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed once complete.