Students completing the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling are prepared and qualified to seek state licensure as a professional counselor or to pursue doctoral studies in counseling. Post-graduate clinical requirements, including an examination, must be met before obtaining licensure.
In order to be considered for enrollment in one of the graduate programs at Grace, you must fulfill certain admission requirements. Below is a list of the requirements for the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.
*It is highly recommended, but not required for applicants to have taken and passed at least two courses in the Behavioral Health Science disipline (i.e. Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Counseling) before their time in the Grace College Graduate Counseling Department.
Application deadline: August 1
After all parts of your application have been completed and received in our enrollment office, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.
Paper application fee: include a $30 non-refundable application fee with your application. To avoid this fee, apply online!
Unless otherwise specified, submit the requested information to:
Office of Graduate & Adult Enrollment
200 Seminary Drive
Winona Lake, Indiana 46590
One professional reference and one spiritual life reference is required. Complete the top portion of each form and forward them to qualified individuals (not relatives) who know you well. This should be returned by your reference person directly to our Graduate and Adult Enrollment Office.
Please submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the Office of Graduate & Adult Enrollment (address above). A CV elaborates on education to a greater degree than a résumé and includes a listing of any professional history including employment, academic credential, publication, contribution or significant achievement.
Please go to http://www.checkcriminalbackgrounds.com and click on "national" to request a criminal background check. This document may not automatically be sent to you. If the electronic report is made available to you when you submit your information online, please save or print it and then email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also mail a copy to the Graduate and Adult Enrollment Office (address above).
After receiving all of your application pieces, the Graduate Department of Counseling will contact you to schedule a personal interview with one of our faculty members.
Submit your Tuition Deposit
A deposit of $250 is required of all graduate students accepting admission to Grace College.
*A minimum enrollment is required for each class. If a class does not meet minimum enrollment requirements, Grace College & Seminary reserves the right to cancel the class at the time that it is typically offered.
Email Graduate Admissions or call 877-607-0012.
Male citizens of the U.S. and male immigrant aliens 18 through 25 years old must be registered with the U.S. Selective Service System to be eligible for federal student loans and grants. Men can register at any post office or register online.
Additional information about student financial aid may be secured by contacting:
Grace College & Seminary
Office of Student Financial Aid Services
200 Seminary Drive
Winona Lake, IN 46590
If you are currently enrolled in or have graduated from a CACREP-accredited counseling program, please submit your transcript from that institution to email@example.com.
Please be aware that unclassified students may take nine (9) credits only from the following courses.
In addition to the Graduate Counseling Unclassified Application, Applicants must also have a Professional Reference submitted (no family members please).
To apply or for more information about taking Graduate Counseling Courses as an Unclassified Student, please visit the bottom of the Apply Now page.
Email the Office of Student Financial Aid or call 800-544-7223, ext. 6162.