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Counselor Education Admission Interview Eligibility Requirements

Regular Admission:

  1. Letter of Full Admission to the School of  
  2. Graduate Studies from the Dean of that

  3. Minimum GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 grading
  4. system for all undergraduate work completed.

  5. Graduate Record Exam (GRE) – minimum
  6. 800 V/Q): 1200 (V/Q/A); or 1200 (V/Q/A); or
    Miller’s Analogies Test (MAT)—388-393 (35)


  7.   Teaching Certificate                  


                 Masters Degree


                 Praxis I- Pre-Professional Skills Test PPST):                 Minimum Scores - Reading 175; Writing 173


Alternate Admission:

Students who take the required tests, but earned below the required scores, must complete:
EDCI  599 - General Knowledge and Curriculum Enhancement Seminar and earn at least the grade of “B” before they are eligible for an admissions interview.


Conditional Admission - None


For Application materials to the School of Graduate Studies contact:


Office of Graduate Studies
South Carolina State University
300 College St.
Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
(803) 536-7064