Comprehensive Exam
 
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Each master's degree student must pass a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of his or her graduate program in order to receive the appropriate master's degree.

Master of Counseling Psychology candidates are required to pass a 200-item multiple choice examination, which tests their knowledge in ten specific areas. The candidate must pass 7 of the 10 sections of the exam with a minimum score of 70% or must have a minimum over-all score of 70% on all 200 items.

Master of Education candidates must develop and defend a portfolio according to guidelines developed by the Division of Education and approved for the graduate program by the Graduate Committee.

Details of the M.C.P. exam and the M.Ed. portfolio can be found in Section 2, page 9 of the Graduate Catalog.