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Graduate Program Specialty Designation

IECA members who choose to include the new Graduate School (G) in their IECA Directory listing are required to complete the attached application form.

Please note that the required expertise to work with graduate school students may be acquired after admission into IECA and the “G” listing will be added when appropriate.

Application Requirements Please check to be sure that you have completed all parts of your application, and have sent, or have arranged for the following items to be sent to IECA.

Transcripts/Advanced Degree(s)
Applicant must have on file in the IECA office a copy of official transcripts of advanced degree(s), Master’s level or above.

Professional Development
Provide a list of participation in at least three workshops or seminars dealing with graduate school admissions. [Include sponsor or institution, workshop title, and dates attended.]

Evaluative Campus Visits
Provide a list of 25 graduate programs visited and assessed within the last 5 years. If applying for multiple sub-specialties one must have a minimum of 10 visits within each sub-specialty area, i.e., 10 Veterinary, 10 Business, 10 Law, etc. [Including month/year of visit]

Clients Advised
Provide the number of graduate level clients advised. Must have advised a minimum of 30 clients within the last 5 years. Must have advised a minimum of 10 clients in each sub-specialty area. [If applying for more than one sub-specialty area organize and list by sub-specialty, noting number advised in each.]

Graduate Programs
You may apply for the “G” designation under any or all of the following areas:

Medicine, Health, Veterinary
Humanities, Social Sciences
Fine Arts (visual and/or performing arts)
Psychology, Social Work
Engineering, Architecture, Computers
Other (specify)

Graduate Program Specialty Designation Application

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Part I: Sub-specialties Place a check next to the line(s) to indicate the sub-specialty area(s) to which you are applying:

Part II: Professional Development Please list at least three workshops or seminars dealing with graduate or professional school admission that you attended. For each please note the workshop title, the name of the sponsoring organization and the dates.
Workshop Title:
Sponsoring Organization:
Part III: Transcripts Candidate must hold advanced degree, Masters level or above. Copies of official transcript(s) are acceptable. Check the appropriate line:

Upload Transcripts

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Part IV: Evaluative Campus Visits
Attach a list of least 25 graduate programs visited and assessed within 5 years, organized by sub- specialties. Minimum of 10 visits per chosen sub-specialty. Include name of graduate school, state, and month and year of visit.
Upload list of evaluative campus visits

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Part V: Number of Graduate Clients Advised
Organize and list by sub-specialty indicating number advised (do not list names):
Specialty Number of clients
Upload Number of Graduate Clients Advisers

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Member Services, IECA
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