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Professional Counseling

University of West Georgia

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Professional Counseling program of University of West Georgia is designed for graduate students preparing for employment as professional counselors in schools, community agencies, and colleges or universities or for careers in college student services in colleges and universities.

Overview

The Professional Counseling program of University of West Georgia offers three options of study, School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and College Student Affairs.

Learning Objectives:

  • Candidates will demonstrate professional dispostions consistent with  the field of professional counseling, as measured by an average rating of "proficient" or higher on a summaive administration of the Professional Dispositions and Behaviors Rubric.
  • Candidates will demonstrate professional skills consistent with the field of professional counseling, as measured by an average rating of "proficient" or higher on a summative administration of the Field Placement Evaluation.
  • Candidates will know the major concepts, theories, and practices articulated in current counselor preparation standards, as measured by a passing score on the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling Theories
  • Basic Counseling Skills
  • Assessment & Appraisal in Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Principles of Professional School Counseling
  • Internship: Professional Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
2.7
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
146 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

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.
69
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Graduate Admissions Office
  • 2.7 Undergraduate GPA
  • Resume
  • GRE scores
  • Written personal narrative describing the reasons for applying to the program
  • Interview with faculty
  • English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1446 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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