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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Department of Counseling

Shippensburg, PA

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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania / Department of Counseling is located in Shippensburg, PA, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mental health counseling
Master of Education (M Ed) School counseling
Master of Science (MS) College student personnel
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Counselor education and supervision
Master of Science (MS) College counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 56
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT (for MS if GPA is less than 2.75)
Fieldwork, research project, internship, candidacy
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Practicum, internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

94
Applied
51
Accepted
41
Enrolled
54%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT (for MS if GPA is less than 2.75)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 (3.0 for M Ed), resume, 3 letter of recommendation forms, one year of relevant work experience, on-campus interview, autobiographical statement
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in counseling or related discipline; resume; three recommendation letters (1 each from employer, clinical supervisor, and prior graduate school faculty member); personal essay; interview with department chair

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

124
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.65%
Black or African American 13.71%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.42%
Unknown 0.81%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (3)

Location & Contact

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299
United States
Contact Dr. Kurt L. Kraus
Departmental Chair and Program Coordinator
Email: klkrau@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1603
Fax: 717-477-4056

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