Admission Requirements

Counselor education programs are shaped by a central commitment to provide learning experiences that will allow each graduate to become a fully functioning, helping professional in an evolving and diverse world. Students applying to the CNED program should possess qualities inclusive of accountability, commitment and personal and professional growth. The learning experience includes activities with focus on knowledge, skills and personal development.

Applicants may contact the program coordinator, Kristin Higgins, Ph.D., 479-575-3329 or kkhiggi@uark.edu for more information. All potential students must apply both to the University of Arkansas Graduate School and the Counselor Education and Supervision Program.

Application Deadlines

  • Jan. 15 — Summer/Fall Admission Consideration
  • Sept. 15 — Spring Admission Consideration

Spring On-Campus Interview Dates

After review of applications, students invited for on-campus interviews will be notified by email. Spring on-campus interviews will occur on the following date:

  • Oct. 27, 2022 — Master's Interviews, 8:30 a.m. - noon

Application Forms

Note: Preparing for Graduate School has detailed instructions.