How to apply
- Completed the online admissions application.
- A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required.
Submit official transcripts from ALL colleges/universities you have attended to the Admissions Office. Transcript evaluations are required for all coursework completed outside of the U.S. or Canada (except Quebec). See Transcript Evaluation section on International Students webpage for details.
- Two recommendations are required. Use the online application form to enter the names and email address of your recommenders.
Your recommenders must be people who can best assess your capabilities and readiness to enter a graduate clinical training program. These include academic instructors that you may have had in college or professionals who have observed your work in an evaluator and/or supervisory role to you. Ideal recommenders can speak to your work in a helping role with people in a mental health, social service or educational setting. Recommendations from peer co-workers, friends, relatives, or personal therapists are not acceptable and will not be reviewed.
- Admission Essay
Please include one to two pages (between 250 and 500 words) for each of the following questions and clearly number your response to each question:
- We are curious about your previous experience. (e.g. personal, professional, academic) and would like to know how these experiences have led you toward the choice to apply to the couple and family therapy program at Antioch University Seattle. Please describe a few of those fundamental experiences and why you believe those experiences have prepared you to begin the process of becoming a couple and family therapist.
- The Couple and Family Therapy Program is both academically and emotionally rigorous. What challenges, if any, do you foresee encountering during your studies and how do you anticipate responding to those challenges? What forms of support will you use to meet those challenges?
- The mission of the Antioch University Seattle Couple and Family Therapy program is to prepare and train knowledgeable, skilled, self-aware, ethical, and anti-racist couple and family therapists in a learning environment that centers anti-white supremacy and social justice in its academic experience. Explain in your own words what this mission statement means to you and discuss how anti-racism work aligns with your desire to be a couple and family therapist.
- What are your professional goals in relation to the Couple and Family Therapy Program and how will this program specifically help you to reach those goals?
- Writing Assessment. A writing assessment is required before the final review of your application. You can schedule your writing assessment at any time before or on the day of your interview. The Writing Assessment is now handled by the Writing Lab. Applicants can schedule their assessment by calling 206-268-4416 or emailing [email protected].
- Select applicants may be invited to participate in a group interview with faculty.
All admission application supporting materials, transcripts, essays, etcetera, should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to the:
Antioch University Seattle
2400 3rd Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98121
|Winter 2022||August 2, 2021||January 3, 2022|
|Spring 2022||November 12, 2021||April 4, 2022|
|Fall 2022||February 1, 2022||October 3, 2022|
|*Complete applications received after the Deadline date may be considered if space is still available in that quarter or will be reviewed for the next available term.|