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At the School of Education and Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University, we will provide you with the knowledge and tools that you will need to make an impact in any field you choose. Together we will help you create a solid foundation for your future success.

Before you apply, review your program’s Application Requirements. Complete applications submitted by the deadline will receive priority consideration for scholarships, including the SEMILLA Fellowship.

If you have questions about the application process, please feel free to contact the Graduate Admissions Office or call us at 408-551-3422.

 

Teacher Education Programs

Term

Start Date

Priority Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Summer  2019

June 17, 2019

Feb. 1, 2019

May 1, 2019* 

Fall 2019

Sept. 23, 2019

April 1, 2019

June 15, 2019

*Application Deadline for Summer 2019 has been extended to May 1, 2019.

Decisions will typically be released within a month after the indicated application deadline date.

  

Educational Leadership Programs

Term

Start Date

Priority Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Summer  2019

June 17, 2019

Feb. 1, 2019

May 15, 2019

Fall 2019

Sept. 23, 2019

April 1, 2019  July 15, 2019 

 Decisions will typically be released within a month after the indicated application deadline date.

 

Counseling and Counseling Psychology Programs

Term

Start Date

Priority Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Summer  2019

June 17, 2019

Feb. 1, 2019

April 1, 2019*

Fall 2019** Sept. 23, 2019  April 1, 2019  

June 15, 2019

*Still accepting applications on space available basis.

**Application Deadline for Fall 2019 has been extended to June 15, 2019

Decisions will typically be released within a month after the indicated application deadline date.


Please note the following:

MATTC candidates applying to the 1-year program track (beginning in the Summer Term) must satisfy the Basic Skills and Subject Matter Competence Requirements by June 3, 2019. 

Decisions will typically be released within a month after the indicated application review date. Applications for the ExCEL program must be submitted no later than January 31, 2019.

Please indicate your interest in the ExCEL program within your online MATTC application.

Decisions will typically be released within a month after the indicated application review date. 

An application is considered complete and ready for admissions review only when all the required application materials have been received by the Admissions Office.

Applications completed after the final deadline for the indicated term will only be reviewed on a space-available basis. 

 
 

 

Tuition

Application Fee    $50
2018 - 2019 Tuition, per quarter unit    $630
2019 - 2020 Tuition, per quarter unit    $654
Graduate Student Associate Fee (per quarter)    $40
Late registration Fee    $100
Course Drop/Swap Fee (per course)    $50
Late Payment Fee    $100
Annual Student Health Insurance (Health Insurance Waiver is available)    $2,968

Scholarships and Financial Aid

In addition to Federal Student Aid, we also offer a number of scholarships and aid opportunities depending on your program and potential career path.

If you have questions about the application process, please feel free to contact the Graduate Admissions Office or call us at 408-551-3422.

Financial Aid and Scholarships Information

Please review our International Applicants section before visiting the first-year, transfer, or graduate sections for the remainder of your application information.

We require different financial, language proficiency, and school transcript materials from you.

 

 

             

Teacher Education

In as little as one year, you can receive a Master’s degree plus a teaching credential. MA degree application requirements:

  • 1. Statement of Purpose
  • 2. Current Resumé or CV
  • 3. One copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 4. Two letters of recommendation
  • 5. 30 hours working with groups of youth
  • 6. Basic Skills and Subject-Matter Competency Examinations (Only applies to 1-Year Track Summer Quarter Applicants)

Educational Leadership

Our Administrative Services Credential and/or Master’s in Educational Leadership program will help you define your vision, values, and grow your capacity to lead complex organizations. MA and credential application requirements:

  • 1. Statement of Purpose
  • 2. Current Resumé or CV
  • 3. One copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 4. Two letters of recommendation
  • 5. Administrative Services Credential Applicants: proof of your valid California Teaching Credential and an Employment Verification Letter

Counseling

This Master’s degree will help you advance in a current position, work in a non-licensed counseling setting, or prepare you for future doctoral studies. MA degree application requirements:

  • 1. Statement of Purpose
  • 2. Current Resumé or CV
  • 3. One copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 4. Three letters of recommendation
  • 5. Minimum 3.0 Undergraduate GPA

Counseling Psychology

Receive your Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) and/or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) license to become a practicing therapist. MA degree application requirements:

  • 1. Statement of Purpose
  • 2. Current Resumé or CV
  • 3. One copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 4. Three letters of recommendation
  • 5. Minimum 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
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