Prospective Student Resources

Program Director, Dr. Hope Schuermann and Clinical Placement Coordinator, Dr. Christine McNichols sit down with Liberty Kyle the Director of Online Enrollment at Eastern Oregon University to provide information about the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program in this virtual open house.

Grabsheet – The program grabsheet offers a quick printable look at the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

Admission Timelines – Fall 2023-Spring 2025 deadlines for Application, Review, Decisions and Class start date.

Cohort Model Course Sequence – This document provides a quick look at what classes will be taken, each term, to finish the program within a standard full time two year cohort model.

Three Year Cohort Model Course Sequence – This document provides a quick look at what classes will be taken, each term, to finish the program in three years instead of the normal two year cohort model.

Program Essay Prompts – If you are looking at applying and want to know the essay prompts prior to starting the application process, this link is for you.

Applicant Acknowledgement Form – This form is an acknowledgement that the student signs stating they understand the program requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions – This link will take you to a list of question that you might have if you are interested in the CMHC program.

EOU Counselor Ed Handbook – This link takes you to the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Handbook.

EOU CMHC State Licensure Requirements – This document contains a link to every states board website and education requirements for licensure.

Scholarships and Loan Forgiveness for Counselors – This document contains links to scholarships, grants and loan forgiveness options that mental health students maybe eligible for.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Grabsheet


Professional Letter of Recommendation Information – When filling out your application, you will need to know the following information about the person that you are listing as a reference.

  • The type of reference: Academic Leadership or Professional (We will not accept Personal Letters of Recommendation)
  • First and Last Name
  • Organization
  • Position/Title
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • You also have the option to send a personal message to the recommender.
Screen shot of slate application showing information needed for letter of recommendation as stated in previous list.