2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Military Behavioral Health Graduate Certificate


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Program Requirements

Consistent with University requirements, this certificate program requires an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university to qualify for admission to graduate study at FSU. Applicants are required to submit all baccalaureate transcripts and any transcript(s) of previous graduate study to Fayetteville State University; Admissions Office; 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298. Applicants for admission to the Military Behavioral Health Certificate Program are expected to meet the following criteria: 1.) Completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; 2.) A minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate work or a 3.0 in the last 60 hours completed.; 3.) A broad liberal arts background to include a minimum of 18 semester hours in basic social and behavioral sciences, 3 semester hours of Human Biology (Human Anatomy and Physiology or Human Growth and Development may be used as a substitute course to meet this requirement), and 3 semester hours of Humanities.; 4.) Three professional recommenders. The three completed recommendations must be provided from instructors or professors, employers, supervisors, and/or professional colleagues who can assess the applicant’s potential for success in graduate school. One recommendation must be from a former instructor or professor if the applicant graduated within the last five years. If the applicant graduated more than five years ago, the applicant may obtain a recommendation from another employer, supervisor, and/or professional colleague. Recommendations from friends or family members are not appropriate and will not be accepted.; 5.) A personal statement of no more than five typed, double-spaced pages which addresses the applicant’s: (a) interest in pursuing the profession of social work, (b) volunteer and paid work experiences, (c) future career plans, (d) community involvement; and 6.) A personal interview may be required.

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