Application Process – Master of Counselling

Apply to the Master of Counselling Program:

  • Complete the CityU official online Application Form As part of this application, you will need to upload the most recent copy of your resume and pay a non-refundable application fee of $50.
  • Submit the required supplemental materials for the Master in Counselling Program. You can download all of the necessary forms and then upload them for direct submission based upon the geographic location to which you’re applying.
  • Submit your official transcripts documenting a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution.
    • We require a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 to qualify for the Master of Counselling program
    • Please have your official transcripts sent directly in envelope(s) sealed by your prior university attended/attending with certified translations where necessary.
    • For students applying to BC, please send your official transcripts to:

City University in Canada
Attention: MC Admissions
789 W. Pender Street, 3rd Floor
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1H2

For students applying to Alberta, please send your official transcripts to:

City University in Canada
Attention: MC Admissions
Suite 120, 1040 – 7th Ave S.W. 
Calgary, AB  T2P 3G9 

City University in Canada accepts electronic transcripts.

Electronic transcripts must be sent from the institution issuing the official transcript directly to City University of Seattle Registrar’s Office via a password-protected link. Simple scanned and email attachments are not acceptable. Electronic transcripts sent to Admissions and not to the Registrar’s Office are not acceptable.

For BC – please request your official e-transcript to be sent to

For AB – Please contact your Enrolment Advisor for instructions.

  • Prepare for your interview.  Candidates who meet the requirements for the MC program will be contacted to arrange for an interview with the Program Director or other senior faculty member once their application package is complete.

Applications for the Master of Counselling program are accepted and candidates are admitted on a rolling basis.  The program regularly fills up several months in advance of the start date.  We recommend you apply as soon as you can get your application materials together.  We are now accepting applications for the following cohorts:

  • Vancouver BC
    • Saturday (part-time):  Fall 2021 start
    • Mixed Mode:   Fall 2021 start
    • Full-time:  Winter 2022 start
  • Victoria, BC
    • Mixed Mode:  Fall 2021 start
    • Virtual: Fall 2021 start
  • Calgary, AB
    • Saturday (part-time): Fall 2021 start
    • Full time: Winter 2022 start
  • Edmonton, AB
    • Saturday Cohort: Fall 2021 start
    • Mixed Mode Cohort: Fall 2021 start