Master of Arts in Art Therapy

This page covers the prerequisites and admissions requirements for Lewis & Clark’s Master of Arts in Art Therapy Program. All Lewis & Clark graduate applicants are also required to fulfill the graduate school’s general admissions requirements for all programs. Please carefully review all admissions requirements as only complete applications will be considered for admission.

Admissions Requirements For All Graduate Programs Begin Your Online Application

Applications open: October 1, 2024
Application deadline: January 3, 2025

Art Therapy Prerequisites

The prerequisites below are set by the Art Therapy national licensing body and are in place to ensure that all applicants have met the same standards before entering the program. Applicants may submit an application while prerequisites are in progress. The application will be considered for conditional admission to the program with the condition being that all prerequisites must be complete prior to the start of the program.

Art Therapy Application Requirements

To receive priority consideration for admission to the art therapy program, the application form and all supporting materials must be received by the Lewis & Clark Graduate Admissions office on or before the program’s published application deadline.

Next Steps


Application files for all Counseling, Therapy, and School Psychology programs are kept for one year. If reapplying for the following year, you will need to submit a new application form and the $50 application fee. If you would like us to use the essay(s), resume, and/or letters of recommendation that were submitted with your old application please notify us of this in writing. If you wish to submit new essay(s), resume, or letters, send these in with your new application form. The Admissions office will notify you of any additional required documentation. If you are reapplying more than a year from your previous application, you will need to resubmit all required application materials.