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Counseling (Concentration in College Student Development), M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #1221 (BCR) , IL,
​ThisCounseling (Concentration in College Student Development) from DePaul University prepares counseling professionals to work in various offices within student affairs such as in career centers, offices of residence life, and college counseling centers.

About

The Counseling (Concentration in College Student Development) from DePaul University is for professionals who will work in student affairs offices, including career centers, residential life, and college counseling programs. Coursework will touch on national policy, management theory, and the foundations of student affairs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal And Ethical Issues In Counseling
  • Introduction To The Counseling Profession
  • Career Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Testing And Appraisal
  • Counseling Theories
  • Foundations Of Student Affairs

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      Graduate students have seven years from the date of matriculation to complete program degree requirements.
  • Credits
    52 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    96

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  • Minimum required score:

    590

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduate admission application
  • $40 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Résumé
  • Letters of recommendation from professors or work supervisors; applicants to the master's degree program are required to submit three letters.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    655 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    655 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    655 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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