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Counseling

University of Massachusetts Boston

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
35980 USD/year
35980 USD/year
18432 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The purpose of the Counseling Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston is to prepare thoughtful and responsive practitioners to work effectively in urban schools and communities as school counselors. 

Overview

The Counseling program at the University of Massachusetts Boston is committed to the preparation of highly qualified professionals who effectively address the needs of children, adults, and families of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, and needs. 

Located within an urban university, the program is dedicated to the training of professionals who most likely will work in, and provide counseling and related activities to, individuals representing an urban and diverse population. 

Outcomes

  • Through completing the Counseling Program, students acquire skills in applying theories and techniques of individual, group and family counseling; knowledge in understanding of the theoretical basis of behavior; 
  • an understanding of labor market trends and occupational information; skills evaluation approaches including interpretation of vocational evaluations and the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS); 
  • knowledge of statistical methods and research analyses; knowledge of the Curriculum Frameworks and their use in the schools; 
  • knowledge of consultation and of the coordination of school resources in student advocacy; 

Programme Structure

Counseling Program Options
  • The on-campus program offers blended courses with both on campus and online coursework. Classes meet once per week during the fall and spring semesters. Courses are typically scheduled back to back at 4 p.m. (EST) and 7 p.m. to reduce commute time to campus. Students typically attend campus classes no more than twice per week. Summer classes are delivered online, typically after 6 p.m. (EST), once per week. 
  • The online program is predominantly online, with the exception of two courses completed in-person during the first summer semester over a two-week intensive session.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Online Application and Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17990 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    18432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9216 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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