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The George Washington University

Department of Counseling and Human Development

Washington, DC

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Overview

The George Washington University / Department of Counseling and Human Development is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling
(Graduate Certificate) Job development and placement
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Counseling
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) School counseling
Master of Arts in Education and Human Development (MA Ed/HD) Counseling culturally and linguistically diverse persons
(Certificate) Counseling culturally and linguistically diverse persons
(Graduate Certificate) School counseling
Master of Arts in Education and Human Development (MA Ed/HD) Rehabilitation counseling Autism spectrum disorder
Master of Arts in Education and Human Development (MA Ed/HD) Rehabilitation counseling Traumatic brain injury
Master of Arts in Education and Human Development (MA Ed/HD) Rehabilitation counseling Substance abuse and psychiatric disabilities
(Graduate Certificate) Forensic rehabilitation counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical mental health counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 57
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

343
Applied
170
Accepted
74
Enrolled
50%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.3
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

190
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.05%
Black or African American 14.21%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.58%
Asian 8.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown 2.11%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multiculturalism and counseling, models of adult development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
United States
Contact Dr. Kenneth C. Hergenrather
Chair
Email: hergenkc@gwu.edu
Phone: 202-994-1334