GRADUATION REPORT COHORT 2013-2016
In 2013, 18 students were admitted for the Graduate Master of Science in Counseling (MSC) Program; 7 were male, 11 were female. One was an American Indian, 16 were White and 1 had missing data. The average undergraduate GPA was 3.44.
The retention rate from fall 2013 (18 students) to spring 2014 (17 students) was 94%. In year two, the retention rate from fall 2014 (17 students) to spring 2015 (15 students) was 88%. In the final year, the retention rate from fall 2015 (15 students) to spring 2016 (13 students) was 86%.
In May 2016, 72% (13 students) graduated from the MSC program successfully.
All 13 graduates (100%) were members of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and a majority of the students also were members in local counseling associations.
The majority of students were actively involved in local conferences offered.
The majority of students are actively involved in serving the community in mental health issues. Students were also very engaged in the CACREP Self-Study.
Out of all graduates (13 students), 12 are employed (92%). Graduates cannot be licensed in Montana at this time as the Counseling Board requires 3,000 hours post graduate clinical service.