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Counselor Education

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
725 USD/credit
725 USD/credit
320 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Education in Counselor Education (CNSL) program prepares individuals as elementary and secondary school counselors.

Overview

Instruction is provided in working with students K-12 to help them benefit from their educational experiences; address educational, social, and personal problems; and prepare for careers and further education. The program is theory based and practice oriented.

The counselor education program also provides course work and training for individuals who already hold a master’s degree and wish to add certification as a school counselor and course work for individuals holding master’s degrees in related areas who need specific additional hours to qualify for their professional counseling license (LPC). School counselor certification requires an evaluation of transcripts by the program coordinator. Evaluation of transcripts by the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling is required to identify specific courses needed to qualify for the professional counseling license (LPC). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Human Development
  • Technology and Instruction in Society
  • Independent Study
  • Human Sexuality
  • Psychological Aspects of Disability*
  • Intro to Family Counseling*
  • Psychopharmacology in Counseling*
  • Education Law and Ethics
  • Advanced Educational Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

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.
71
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Regular Admission 

  • Eligibility for educator licensure. (Arkansas or other state)
  • Interview and favorable recommendations from program faculty.
  • Completed College of Education and Health Professions Biographical Data Form.
  • Current résumé.
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75, or
  • Grade point average of at least 3.0 for the last 60 hours of undergraduate courses, or
  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 320 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Counselor Education
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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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