The master’s degree program in Counseling offers a curriculum at Old Dominion University that emphasizes the following core components: professional orientation and ethical practice; social and cultural diversity; human growth and development; career development; helping relationships; group work; assessment; and research and program evaluation. In addition, coursework specific to a counseling concentration is required. The program aims to stimulate within students social advocacy and systems understanding in order to reduce disparities among groups. Field placement experiences (practicum, internship, and observation hours required in some classes) are required to assure that students are able to apply the counseling skills and knowledge they learned in the courses they completed to help clients.
- Principles of Professional Counseling and Ethics
- Counseling for Lifespan Development
- Counseling and Psychotherapy Techniques
- Advanced Counseling and Psychotherapy Techniques
- Research Methods in Education
- Testing and Client Assessment
- Career Development
- Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
- Social and Cultural Issues in Counseling
- 12 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Sociology Counselling Psychology View 715 other Masters in Counselling Psychology in United States
Application and fee
Equivalent U.S. Bachelor's Degree
All prior College/University transcripts and Diploma
Demonstrated English Language Proficiency
Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only)
Passport identification page, if avaliable
Requirements & deadlines vary by program
International41820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
National41820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State17130 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 571 USD per credit during 12 months.
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