University of Arkansas

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
28042 USD/year
28042 USD/year
10336 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Counseling at University of Arkansas s is committed to providing quality education and training for individuals pursuing counseling positions in a variety of settings. 


The Counseling program offered by University of Arkansas offers four concentrations: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Addiction Counseling.

Graduates with M.S. in Counseling from University of Arkansas will be able to:

  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to address a wide variety of circumstances within the context of clinical mental health counseling
  • demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to address varied issues within the rehabilitation counseling context. 
  • demonstrate the professional knowledge and skills necessary to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of all P–12 students through data-informed school counseling programs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling and Human Development
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Foundations of the Counseling Profession
  • Lifestyle & Career Development
  • Introduction to School Counseling
  • Individual Appraisal
  • Counseling Theory
  • Basic Counseling Techniques.
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Dynamics of Group Counseling
  • Program Organization and Information Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Academic requirements include a 3.00 GPA on all undergraduate and also on any previous graduate course work. 
  • Submit a program application
  • Three letters of professional recommendation
  • A statement of professional goals to the Coordinator for Graduate Studies
  • Official transcripts to the Graduate School

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28042 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    28042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28042 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10336 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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