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Graduation Requirements


Graduation from Messiah College's M.A. in Counseling Program requires:

  1. an overall minimum GPA of 3.0;
  2. successful completion of all of the course work for the chosen track;
  3. successful completion of the practicum and internship(s) experiences for the chosen track;
  4. successful completion of the e-portfolio;
  5. recommendation of your academic advisor, and the Counseling Program;
  6. completion of the National Counselor Exam (NCE), and
  7. compliance with all other Messiah College policies for graduation.
    Note: Students in the school counseling track must complete the PAPA & PRAXIS II exams prior to graduating and cannot be certified until they have passed both exams.
  8. attendance at one professional conference related to counseling while enrolled as a student at Messiah College (applies to students starting January 2012 and after).
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