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Professional Counseling

University of West Georgia

36 months
Duration
935 USD/credit 18700 USD/year
935 USD/credit 18700 USD/year
241 USD/credit 4820 USD/year
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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
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Passing score on the GACE Program Admission Assessment, Combined Test I, II, and III; or
  • The GACE Program Admission Assessment, Combined Test I, II, and III can be exempted with the following scores:
  • ACT Composite score: 43 on English and Math 
  • Valid Teaching Certificate
  • Personal Statement: In 3 - 5 pages, please discuss reasons for applying to the program, an analysis of personal strengths and weaknesses, and relate them to a discussion of a current issue in counseling and how this program will prepare you to address the issue in your career.
  • Resume
  • Interview with faculty (after application file is complete). This interview will focus on the assessment of factors such as emotional maturity, professional related experience, readiness for the program, life experiences, attitude, compatibility with department goals, and communication/interpersonal skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    18700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    4820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 241 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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