M.A. On Campus

Professional Counseling

Seton Hall University

24 months
1350 USD/credit 32400 USD/year
1350 USD/credit 32400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.A. in Counseling/Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Professional Counseling at Seton Hall University prepares students to promote optimal human development and empower clients to solve personal, interpersonal, career and other mental health problems, using a wellness model to diagnose, counsel and implement treatment for these clients.


The M.A. in Counseling/Ed.S. in Professional Counseling at Seton Hall University includes a 48-credit master's program and an additional 12 credits of advanced-level practice and knowledge courses for a total of 60 credits. 

Key Features 

  • The program provides foundational courses for understanding individual and systems behavior. 
  • Throughout the duration of the program students will gain knowledge and skills in individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, prevention, consultation, lifespan development, career counseling, advocacy, and multiculturalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Orientation to Professional Counseling
  • Counseling Theory
  • Psychology of Human Development
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Appraisal and Assessment in Counseling
  • Stat Theory and Computer Applications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed graduate application
  • Official transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work
  • Three letters of recommendation, one should be from a person who can attest to the candidate's ability to interact with others, fit with the counseling profession, and capacity for graduate study (e.g., prior clinical supervisor).
  • Personal statement, which includes a description of prior related work experience, qualifications, goals for self in the program, and professional goals.
  • A resume
  • A personal interview
  • $75 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1350 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    32400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1350 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for South Orange

1702 - 4188 USD /month
Living costs

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


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