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Art Therapy and Counseling

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
MAFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program

Deadlines

Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
All StudentsRolling Admission (Priority deadline: Jan. 15)N/AN/AN/A

Requirements

For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    We prefer that you apply online to Drexel. Apply now:

    Apply Online

  • Transcripts

    Provide transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • International Transcript Evaluation (international applicants only)

    Transcripts must be evaluated by an approved agency for admittance into this program. For more information on transcript evaluations, please refer to the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Standardized Test Scores

    GRE or MAT test scores are optional. While not required by the department, students are welcome to submit GRE or MAT scores if they believe the scores will help strengthen their application. In some cases, the department may advise or ask the applicant to take and submit one of the tests after initial review of the application.

    TOEFL scores are required for international applicants or applicants who earned a degree outside the U.S. (minimum scores: 90/577/233). Scores will be reviewed based on section scores and total scores. IELTS scores may be submitted in lieu of TOEFL scores.

  • Essay

    Submit an essay (1–3 typed pages) that addresses key life experiences, personal development, family history, arts background, and service history.

    Submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form.

  • Résumé

    Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to enroll@drexel.edu.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Three letters of recommendation are required. Use the Electronic Letter of Recommendation form to submit your recommendation letters.

  • Portfolio

    Submit a portfolio of 10–15 works of art that demonstrate facility with a range of media and personal understanding of the creative process. An image list (title, media, dimensions) must accompany the portfolio. Email portfolio materials to graduateinquiries@drexel.edu as PDF attachments or provide links to images or videos hosted on a publicly accessible website. All work submitted becomes part of the application and will not be returned.

     

  • Mailing Addresses
    • By Postal Mail
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      PO Box 34789
      Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
    • By Express Courier
      (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      3141 Chestnut Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

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