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Application Process - Master of Education in School Counseling

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0
Application Process
  1. Complete the Online Application - It's free to file! The $30 application fee will not be charged until your first term of enrollment
    • Once you have applied or inquired about our program, a member of the enrollment team will contact you to assist with the admission process. For immediate assistance you can contact us at 402.467.9000 or toll-free 844.321.6642 or by email at
  2. Provide an official transcript from the undergraduate institution where you earned your bachelor degree and any graduate institution you attended (see contact information below for mailing or parchment address)
  3. Submit an essay which explains the following:
    • Your reasons for selecting the Doane School Counseling Program
    • Your leadership beliefs and philosophy
    • How the Doane School Counseling Program will help you reach your professional goals. 
  4. Request three letters of recommendation from colleagues, administrators, or other professionals who can assess your ability to succeed in a graduate level program. At least one letter of recommendation from an administrator or supervisor is required.
  5. Interview and approval from the Program Director.
Additional Requirements (complete the option that matches your certification status):
  1. If you hold a current Nebraska teaching certificate:
    • Provide a copy of your current teaching certificate 
  2. If you do not hold a current Nebraska teaching certificate:


Submit all materials to:

Doane University Enrollment Team
Non-residential & Online
303 N. 52nd Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
For parchment transcript requests email: