Admissions for Education Specialist Program

Ed.S. in Experiential Counseling

To be eligible for the Education Specialist program, applicants must have been awarded a master’s degree in counseling, or a closely related field, from an accredited institution, recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the U.S. or an equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad. Applicants may also be concurrently enrolled in Prescott College’s MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Individuals must first apply, be admitted, and confirm their enrollment through a tuition deposit.


Experiential Counseling, Ed.S.

  • Completed admissions application
  • Two professional and/or academic references. 
    • Once the application is submitted, the references will receive an email inviting them to complete a recommendation questionnaire.
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or CV
  • Transcripts. Unofficial transcripts that show a bachelor’s degree conferral are acceptable to receive a conditional admissions decision. In addition to unofficial undergraduate transcripts, applicants must submit unofficial transcripts for any additional graduate work or degree.
    • Official transcripts from the highest degree earned are required by the end of the first academic term. Official transcripts are also required for any graduate courses completed that meet transfer requirements. Official transcripts should arrive electronically or in a sealed envelope directly from the institution providing them. 
  • Admission interviews may be required on a case-by-case basis.


Applicants may apply online at Materials (e.g., official transcripts) can be mailed to:

Office of Admissions

Prescott College

220 Grove Avenue

Prescott, AZ 86301