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Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Apply to the M.S. in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program


Application Deadline - Fall 2022

October 1, 2021 - March 1, 2022

CRMHC Program

 

How to Apply

Two applications are required: 

1) university application through Cal State Apply
2) supplemental program application.

Univeristy Application

Apply at www.calstate.edu/apply

  • Select the term, and click "apply"
  • Sign in, or if a new applicant, create an account
  • From the dashboard, select "Add Program"
  • In the search box, type "Fresno"
  • Scroll down and select "Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling" by clicking on the "+"
  • Select "My application" from the dashboard

Cal State Apply Graduate Application Guide

Program Application

The following describes in detail the program application requirements and instructions on how to submit the program application.

Please complete the supplemental program application:  program application

You may submit the program application by any of the following:

1)  Email - you may email the application and supporting documents to kremengradapp@mail.fresnostate.edu.  You may also have your recommenders email their letters of recommendation and rubric to kremengradapp@mail.fresnostate.eduPlease be sure to have them put your name in the subject line.

2) You may submit drop off your application to the Center for Advising and Student Services (CASS) office in the Kremen Education Building, room 100.  The office is open M - F from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  The office is closed from noon to 1:00 pm.

3)  You may mail the application and documents (you may include your sealed letters of recommendation) to:

Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Center for Advising and Student Services
Attn:  Renee Petch
5005 N. Maple Ave.  M/S 301
Fresno, CA 93740

 

Please incude a copy of your unofficial transcript with your program application.

Please note:  For the university application, Graduate Admissions requires official transcripts from ALL colleges attended after high school, including transcripts with your most recently completed courses, are required for admission. 

Fresno State graduates are not required to submit Fresno State transcripts to the Admissions Office.

How do I submit official transcripts? 
Electronic- transcripts sent electronically or as a PDF attachment MUST come directly from the issuing institution. Transcripts emailed by the applicant will not be accepted for admission review. 

Have your institution email transcripts to:
Fresno State Admissions OR Fresno State Division of Graduate Studies
imaging@csufresno.edu*

Hardcopy- transcripts must remain in their original, sealed envelope. 

Transcripts should be mailed to:
Graduate Admissions Office
California State University, Fresno
5150 N. Maple Ave M/S JA57
Fresno, CA 93740-8026

*This is a secure email for transcript submission ONLY. Email any questions regarding your application or transcripts to graduateadmissions@csufresno.edu.

 

Graduate program applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted and a minimum of 3.0 on any post baccalaureate work at Fresno State.

This is a 1 -2 page, typed statement of your purpose for applying to the program.  Focus on your present situation and your short and long-term professional goals.  The form is included in the program application packet. 

Request letters of reference from instructors, supervisors, or other individuals who are in a position to evaluate you in terms of your potential for graduate study in the program.  Three recommendations are required. 

The program appliation includes the reference rubric or you may download the rubric separately: 

PDF version

Word version

 

Interviews are conducted as a way of obtaining additional information about potential students to help with program admission decisions.

You must meet this requirement by ONE of the following:

  • Meet the writing requirement through Basic Skills Requirement (BSR).  CTC options to meet BSR
  • Obtaining a minimum passing score on the Upper Division Writing Examination (UDWE).
  • Earning a grade of "B" or better in any "W" course taken at Fresno State. (Note: This course cannot be counted toward your graduate degree.)
  • Substitution request approved by the Graduate Programs Coordinator (Dr. Susan Tracz) for a course taken at another institution.

  To have courses that you have taken at another institution reviewed for substitution, please complete the Writing Competency Substitution Request form.

Please email the form, along with the required documents to the Renee Petch, the Graduate Admissions Analyst at rpetch@csufresno.edu

Forms may also be submitted in person to the Center for Advising and Student Services, Kremen Building room 100, or they may be mailed to:

Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Center for Advising and Student Services
Attn:  Renee Petch
5005 N. Maple Ave, M/S 301
Fresno, CA 93740

It is recommended that these courses be completed or in progress prior to applying to the program.  Please highlight the courses on your unofficial transcripts.  These courses cannot be older than 10 years:

  • COUN 174 OR PSYCH 174 - Introduction to Counseling
  • COUN 176 - Counseling and Mental Health OR PSYCH 166 or 66 - Abnormal Psychology
  • ERE 153 - Educational Statistics OR the following Fresno State equivalent courses:  PSYCH 143 or 144, SWRK 171 or 176, SOC 125, DS 123 or HS 202.

To have courses that you have taken at another institution reviewed for substitution, please click on the forms below:

COUN 174 Substitution Request form

COUN 176 Substitution Request form

ERE 153 Substitution Request form

Please email the form, along with the required documents to the Renee Petch, the Graduate Admissions Analyst at rpetch@csufresno.edu

Forms may also be submitted in person to the Center for Advising and Student Services, Kremen Building room 100, or they may be mailed to:

Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Center for Advising and Student Services
Attn:  Renee Petch
5005 N. Maple Ave, M/S 301
Fresno, CA 93740

If you are an International Student the TOEFL is a requirement for admission to Fresno State.  Verification of the TOEFL score is provided to the program by the International Admissions Office.

 

English Language Requirements
All graduate and postbaccalaureate applicants, regardless of citizenship, whose preparatory education was principally in a language other than English, must demonstrate competence in English. Those who do not possess a bachelor's degree from a postsecondary institution where English is the principal language of instruction must receive a minimum score of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). (Some campuses require a higher score.) Applicants taking the computer-based TOEFL must present a score of 213 or above. (Some campuses or programs require a higher score.) In the case of graduate admissions, the CSU minimum for the internet (TOEFL iBT) version of the TOEFL is 80.

For questions, please contact Graduate Admissions at 559/278-4073 or graduateadmissions@csufresno.edu

Questions?

Dr. Yuleinys A. Castillo Contact the Program Coordinator

Dr. Yuleinys A. Castillo 
yacastillo@csufresno.edu
559.278.0070

Student Services

Room: ED100
Phone: 559.278.0300
Email: kremenschool@csufresno.edu  

Graduate Admissions Analyst: Renee Petch

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