Application for Admission: M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

After you complete this application, we will create a file for your application materials. We will write to you to confirm your application begin reviewing your materials once your application packet is complete. If you have questions about your application packet, please contact Lynn Atkins Rykert: (616) 632-2925 or

Institutional Data
You are not required to give us this information. It is used only in compiling institutional data, and is NOT a factor in admissions decisions. It is the policy of Aquinas College that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, sex or marital status shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation or employment in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subject to discrimination under any program or activity for which Aquinas College is responsible, or for which it receives federal assistance.
Aquinas College does not make admission decisions based religion
The MAC Program at AQ encourages ethnic minorities to apply.
Aquinas College does not make admission decisions based disability status.
Please list all colleges and universities you have attended. Under credits, indicate the number of semester hours you have earned at the college level. Estimate the number if you do not know the exact amount.
If you have not taken the GRE, and you are required to, please order test results sent to Aquinas (College code 1018). The GRE is only required for applicants with and undergraduate GPA below 3.0.
If you have earned a Master's or an advanced graduate degree, you do not need take the GRE. Transcript is required.
Employment History
Please list more recent employment first
Please provide three educational or professional references. Family and personal friends are not acceptable references.
Additional Information
PLEASE NOTE: Students who have been convicted of a felony may not be eligible for licensure as a professional counselor. If you have been convicted of a felony, we recommend communicating with the Michigan Counselor Board in writing prior to pursuing a Master of Art in Counseling degree. It is the student’s responsibility to inform the MAC Program of any changes in criminal status while applying to or enrolled in the MAC program.
Falsification of records may result in immediate dismissal from the Aquinas College MAC Program.
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Admission Application Packet Requirements
• Two copies of official sealed transcripts from each college or university attended. • Goals Statement/Essay • GRE Scores (sent directly from ETS)
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