Counseling Psychology, M.Sc. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
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About

The master's degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Kansas prepares individuals aspiring to work as counselors or in counseling-related fields or those hoping to proceed on into doctoral training. 

Overview

The Counseling Psychology program curriculum at University of Kansas provides a broad and general introduction to counseling psychology theory, research and clinical practice. 

Learning outcomes

The program includes a required practicum in a counseling setting, generally in the northeast Kansas or Kansas City metropolitan areas. Students enrolled full-time can typically complete the program in two years but it can also be completed on a part-time basis. Our program faculty give priority to mentoring and training the next generation of multiculturally competent counselors.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Specialized Accreditation - The master's degree in counseling psychology at KU is accredited by the Masters in Psychology & Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) for the period of July 2017 through July 2027.
  • Program Reputation - KU’s master's degree in counseling psychology is offered through the KU School of Education, which was recently ranked 8th in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Public Education Schools.
  • Real-world Application - Master's degree students see actual clients in our in-house training clinic & provide supervised counseling services to adults & adolescents while applying positive psychology and strengths-based counseling interventions.
  • Full-time Faculty - Highly productive & internationally visible leaders in the field of counseling psychology.
  • Preparation for Doctoral Studies - Program curriculum offers students a Ph.D. aspirant track for those who may consider pursuing a doctoral program after graduation.
  • Focus on Diversity - A premier learning and research institution committed to full participation of previously excluded or neglected classes of people on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, and status as a veteran. Learn more about KU's Office of Diversity & Equity.
  • Vibrant Campus Environment - In the heart of the United States, the city of Lawrence revolves around the University and its students.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Kansas (KU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development Through the Lifespan
  • Understanding Research in Education
  • Educational Measurement
  • Counseling and Interviewing Skills
  • Counseling Theory and Techniques
  • Individual and Group Assessment
  • Group Theory and Process
  • Career Development
  • Individual and Cultural Differences in Counseling Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and, if applicable, minimum Graduate GPA of 3.5.
  • Official GRE general test scores, taken within the last five years and scores should be at the 50th percentile or higher. 
  • Completed bachelor's or master’s degree in counseling, psychology, or a related area. Applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree in education or psychology should have a minimum of 15 undergraduate credit hours in the behavioral sciences, such as Psychology, Human Development, Sociology, Education, etc. 
  • Criminal background check. To matriculate and enroll as a student in good standing in the KU School of Education’s Counseling Psychology programs and to be placed in clinical practice sites (e.g., practicum, internship, field experience), students in the program must complete and satisfactorily clear a criminal background check with Validity Screening Solutions.

Tuition Fee

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    17963 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17963 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17963 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17963 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7492 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7492 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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