As a student, you become a candidate for the counseling degree after:
Successful completion of the coursework means that you have maintained at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The faculty assessment of your non-academic performance is based on your initial skills, emotional stability and interpersonal skills necessary to serve effectively as a counselor. After a faculty review (which generally occur during the first three weeks of each quarter), you will be notified of candidacy status via email and letter.
If approved, it is then your responsibility to complete the Candidacy Form and schedule an appointment with your advisor. At the meeting, you and your advisor will discuss:
Please review the Counseling Student Handbook 2016-17 for additional important information about candidacy.