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School Counselling

The University of Texas at San Antonio

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
26564 USD/year
26564 USD/year
9048 USD/year
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About

The School Counseling program of The University of Texas at San Antonio offers the opportunity for advanced study and professional development in the fields of School Counseling. School Counseling is designed for students who wish to pursue school counselor certification and to become a school counselor in the K-12 setting.

Overview

Basic Degree Information/Description

The Department of Counseling offers the Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in School Counseling. In addition to application to the M.Ed. graduate program, students should apply to the School Counseling Certification Program if they intend to practice as a certified professional school counselor in a school setting upon meeting state requirements. The School Counseling program of The University of Texas at San Antonio is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). For information on SCCP admission information, visit the Department of Counseling website or contact the Department of Counseling Student Development Specialist's office for the required process, timeline and forms.

Why pursue a M.Ed. in School Counseling?

The Masters of Education in School Counseling program:

  • Prepares graduates to become a certified school counselor in Texas (with two years of teaching experience at the time you apply for state certification)
  • Provides a Diploma and transcripts specifying your training and specialty in school counseling.

Career Options Available for a Masters of Education in School Counseling Graduate

  • School Counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School Counseling
  • Counseling Theories
  • Clinical Assessment and Appraisal Strategies for Counselors
  • Group Theory and Process
  • Diagnosis in Counseling
  • Child and Adolescent Counseling in a Systemic Context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
2.7

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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Special Education, Sociology, or closely related field
  • Applicants without adequate coursework preparation in Education, Psychology, Sociology or related field may be required to take COU 3103 Helping Skills and, at the discretion of the admissions committee, to complete up to 15 additional hours of preparatory courses as a condition of admission
  • A completed a Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America
  • Three Applicant Rating forms are required
  • A two-page narrative statement is required
  • English language proficiency test scores
  • Applicants must hold a 2.7 grade point average during the last 60 hours of their undergraduate studies to be eligible for admission to the counseling program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26564 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26564 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9048 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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