Department of Counseling

Pawley Hall, Room 450J
456 Pioneer Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2018

Adult Career Counseling Center

Pawley Hall, Room 280A
(248) 370-3092

SEHS Counseling Center

Pawley Hall, Room 250A
(248) 370-2633

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Admissions/Prospective Students

Program Plan
The Master of Arts in Counseling transitioned to reflect current accreditation standards in January 2015. Prerequisite requirements are no longer required. 

Provided by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programming (CACREP).

Admissions Requirements
Application Deadlines:
M.A. Applicants (September start) – April 1
M.A. Applicants (January start) – October 1
  • Applications are submitted online with Graduate Admissions.
  • A supplemental application may be required for your program.
  • You must submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended. If you are a United States active duty service member or veteran, you should also include your military transcript.
  • Submit official transcripts to:
    Oakland University
    Graduate Admissions
    520 O'Dowd Hall
    586 Pioneer Drive
    Rochester, MI 48309-4401
  • International applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 visa must also complete and submit the International Student Supplemental Application Packet and specified support documents
  • M.A. Coordinator: Dr. James Hansen –