Limited-Residency Master of Science in Counseling

Applying is the first step toward earning your Master's in Counseling. You'll find everything you need to know the application process on this page. Look over the admission criteria, application requirements, and deadlines below. You can also learn about special requirements for transfer and international students. Please feel free to call us at 877-350-2100 with any questions or e-mail The time to get started on your master's degree is now!

Limited Residency Master of Science Application

Admission Essays

Applicants to either the Limited-Residency Master of Science Program in Counseling or Post-Master's Certificate programs are required to submit two admissions essays. Both essays should be no more than 500 words in length. ... Learn more


Helpful information to guide you through the process of applying for the Limited-Residency Masters of Arts, and Post Masters of Arts Programs in Counseling Psychology ... Learn more

Computer Literacy

Students are expected to enter the Limited-Residency Master of Science program with a level of technology competency sufficient to function effectively in the program. ... Learn more

Non-Degree Applicants

An individual who has been awarded a master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university may apply to the Master of Science Program as a non-degree seeking student to complete the courses needed. ... Learn more

Deferred Matriculation

Students wishing to defer matriculation may do so by sending a written request to the Director of Admission and paying a $100 non-refundable deposit. ... Learn more

How to Apply

Details on required application items, application deadlines and our philosophy on applicant personal qualities for the Masters of Arts Counseling Psychology and Post-degree Certification programs are described here. ... Learn more

International Students

Applications from international students are welcome. ... Learn more

Letters of Recommendation

The Prescott College Limited-Residency Master of Science Counseling Program developed guidelines to help applicants identify potential recommenders and to ensure the Admissions Committee has the right feedback to build a holistic picture of the applicant. ... Learn more

Transfer Credits

Transfer credits are limited in the Limited-Residency Master of Science Program. ... Learn more