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School Counseling, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Boston, MA, United States
It is the mission of the Counseling Program from University of Massachusetts Boston to train individuals in the theory and practice of the profession of counseling such that they become thoughtful and responsive practitioners. The profession of counseling is grounded in the view that counselors facilitate and maximize the development and potential of all persons.
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Overview

School Counseling from University of Massachusetts Boston is concerned with the development of appropriate repertoires of adaptive behavior within the environmental context in which the person resides. The counselor respects the ethnic background and diversity of each individual and attempts to promote development congruent with the person's beliefs, values, and personal background.

Career

The University of Massachusetts Boston Counseling Program prepares its graduates to be professional practitioners in a variety of community settings and institutions: hospitals, schools, rehabilitation agencies, career planning centers, employee assistance programs, clinics, residential treatment facilities, and other mental health agencies.

Accreditation

  • Received MPCAC accreditation in 2013.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research & Evaluation in Psychology
  • Vocational Development & Career Information
  • Orientation to Professional School Counseling
  • Medical & Psychological Aspects of Disabilities
  • Counseling Theory & Practice
  • Group Counseling for Children & Adolescents
  • Principles of Vocational, Educational & Psychological Assessment
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling
  • erspectives in Cross-Cultural Counseling
  • Ethical Standards & Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Clinical Application of Human Development
  • Behavioral Counseling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Official Transcripts and Official English Translations
  • Evidence of Completion of a University-level Degree Program
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Exam Scores
  • I-20: Certificate of Eligibility for a Student Visa
  • Completed "Transfer Verification Form", if needed
  • International Applicant Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17466 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    14529 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14529 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8948 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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