All concentrations of the Counseling program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte qualify graduates to become a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) in the state of North Carolina. Graduates can also apply for credentialing as an Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board of Certified Counselors.
The School Counseling concentration qualifies graduates for advanced-level K-12 school counseling licensure in North Carolina. Those completing the Addiction concentration can apply to become certificated as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) through the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board. The Play Therapy concentration meets the educational requirements, as specified by the Association for Play Therapy (APT), for the Registered Play Therapist (RPT) credential, is recognition of academic achievement, and enhances professional standing.
As prospective professional counselors, graduates of the program are prepared to: counsel clients, both individually and in groups, on educational, career, life planning, social, emotional, physical, spiritual, and organizational concerns; provide information to clients for educational, social, career, and/or life planning; consult with other professionals concerning client needs; and conduct needs assessments, evaluations, and other activities for program design.
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- Counseling Theories
- Ethical and Professional Issues in Counseling
- Counseling Across the Lifespan
- Counseling Techniques
- Group Counseling
- Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling
- 24 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Psychology View 896 other Masters in Psychology in United States
- Bachelor’s degree or its U.S. equivalent, from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body.
- GPA 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
- Prerequisites, where applicable, as indicated by specific master’s program criteria.
- A Statement of Purpose (essay) submitted online as part of the application submission process.
- At least three Recommendation Forms.
- Unofficial transcripts of all academic work attempted beyond high (secondary) school can be used for admission review. An official (officially certified) final transcript must be submitted if an applicant is offered admission. International transcripts provided in a language other than English should be uploaded, but a translated version should be uploaded as well.
- Official agency reports of satisfactory Test Scores (GRE/GMAT/MAT) no older than five years from date of application.
- Official and satisfactory scores on the English language proficiency scores.
International13328 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National13328 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
In-State3252 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1626 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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