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Professional Counseling, Certificate in (Post-master’s certificate)

Admission requirements

The applicant must:

  1. Have completed a master’s degree in counseling
  2. Submit an application to the VCU Graduate School, including a statement of goals, three letters of reference and transcripts from all schools attended
  3. Complete a personal interview with a faculty member from the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

While not a requirement for admission, applicants who are seeking licensure or certification in the commonwealth of Virginia need to contact the Virginia Board of Counseling for official requirements necessary for licensure or certification.

To apply

Applicants for admission to the program must complete forms provided by the Graduate School indicating “Certificate in Professional Counseling” as the curriculum and designate a preferred specialization or interest area. Detailed information on the curriculum is available from:

Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
P.O. Box 980330
Richmond, VA 23298-0330
(804) 828-1132
Fax: (804) 828-1321

Physical address:

Theater Row
730 East Broad Street
3rd Floor, Room 3067
Richmond, Virginia

Completed applications and all credentials must be addressed to:

Virginia Commonwealth University
Graduate School
1001 Grove Ave.
P.O. Box 843051
Richmond, VA 23284-3051


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