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Graduate Comprehensive Exam

Graduate Degree Comprehensive Examination

Every candidate for an M.Ed. in Counseling or M.S. in Counseling Psychology degree must apply for and pass a comprehensive examination.   The examination is taken in the final semester of graduate coursework listed on the student's degree plan, including all internship and practicum courses (if any). 

Effective in the Fall of 2014 the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) will be taken.  The exam will be given on the Stephenville campus and consists of 160 questions with 4 hours given for completion.  Registration information is available in the News/Events section of the homepage.

Graduating Semester Comprehensive Examination Dates and Application Deadlines

  • Fall -- Exam date will be October 18, 2014.  Deadline to apply is September 17, 2014.
  • Spring – Exam date will be March 21, 2015.  Deadline to apply is February 20, 2015.
  • Summer -- TBA