Department of Counseling

Pawley Hall, Room 450A
456 Pioneer Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-2018
counseling@oakland.edu

Adult Career Counseling Center

Pawley Hall, Room 250A
(248) 370-3092
accc@oakland.edu

SEHS Counseling Center

Pawley Hall, Room 250A
(248) 370-2633
dunham@oakland.edu

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Admissions/Prospective Students

Program Plan
The Master of Arts in Counseling transitioned to reflect current accreditation standards in January 2015. Pre-req requirements are no longer required. 

New Program Plan - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

New Program Plan - School Counseling
*CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programming.
Admissions Requirements

Application Deadlines:
M.A. Applicants (September start) April 1
M.A. Applicants (January start)  October 1
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  1. Applications are submitted online with graduate admissions.
  2. Supplemental Applications
    A supplemental application may be required for your program.
  3. Transcripts
    You must submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended. If you are a United States active duty service member or veteran you should also include your military transcript.
  4. Submit official transcripts to:
    Oakland University
    Graduate Admissions
    520 O'Dowd Hall
    586 Pioneer Drive
    Rochester, MI 48309-4401
  5. International applicants:International applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 visa must also complete and submit the International Student Supplemental Application Packet (PDF) and specified support documents
  6. MA Coordinator: Dr. James Hansen jthansen@oakland.edu