Admission Process

Apply now for MS-CMHC

  1. You will need to create an account and complete an online application. There is an application fee of $30.
  2. After completing the application you will be asked to upload your supporting documentation (essay, letters of recommendation and transcripts). Once all of your materials are submitted online they will be forwarded to the department of Clinical Mental Health Counseling for review.
  3. If you are selected for an on-campus interview, you will promptly receive an invitation to meet with the faculty. Group interviews for the program are held monthly.
  4. If you have any questions about the process please reach out to Tracie Rinehardt ( or Dr. Stephanie H. Rutledge ( We would love to hear from you!  

What happens during the group interview? 

The group interview will consist of a discussion of career goals and information about the CMHC program, in addition to an application activity with ethics scenarios and a writing sample.