Admissions

Admissions Dates & Deadlines

Priority deadline for the Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is February 1, 2023.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the program is full. Early submission is encouraged to ensure consideration for the upcoming cohort.

December 1 Rolling application review begins 
December 15 Invitations to interview begin to be sent out on a rolling basis
February 1 Priority Application Deadline
One week after admission offer Accepted offer deadline

Admissions Requirements

Technical Requirements 

Component Type PC (Windows OS)  Apple (Mac OS)
Operating System  Currently supported operating system from Microsoft.   Currently supported operating system from Apple. 
Memory (RAM) 8GB or higher  8GB or higher 
Hard Drive 100GB or higher  100GB or higher 
Antivirus Software Required for campus students. Strongly recommended for online students.  Required for campus students. Strongly recommended for online students. 
SU Purchase Program Visit Dell Visit Apple
Internet/Bandwidth 5 Mbps Download, 1 Mbps Upload and less than 100 ms Latency  5 Mbps Download, 1 Mbps Upload and less than 100 ms Latency 

Notes: It is important to purchase a desktop/laptop that has a webcam pre-installed. 

  • Laptop or desktop?  Whichever you choose depends on your personal preference and work style, though laptops tend to offer more flexibility. 
    • Note: Chromebooks (Chrome OS) and iPads (iOS) do not meet the minimum requirements for coursework at Seattle University. These offer limited functionality and do not work with some course technologies. They are not acceptable as the only device you use for coursework. While these devices are convenient and may be used for some course functions, they cannot be your primary device. 
  • Microsoft 365 available free to all Seattle University students and faculty. The Office suite will remain free while you are a student at Seattle University. Review system requirements for Microsoft 365 plans for business, education and government. 

Applying to Multiple Programs

Applying to both in-person and online Clinical Mental Health programs

  • Applicants can apply to both in-person and online programs but will need to complete separate applications.
  • Applicants will need to select one program prior to enrolling. 

Applying to both Online Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling

  • Applicants must choose to apply to either the School Counseling program or the Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.
  • If you have applied to both, you will be asked to decide at the time of application which program you would like to pursue; only one application will be reviewed per applicant per admissions cycle.
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