M.Ed. On Campus

Counselor Education

University of New Orleans

12 months
962 USD/credit 28860 USD/year
962 USD/credit 28860 USD/year
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The master’s degree program in Counselor Education at the University of New Orleans prepares professional counselors for a unique profession which emphasizes prevention of emotional and mental disorders, early intervention when problems are identified, and empowerment of clients. 


We offer a master degree in Counselor Education at the University of New Orleans. Professional counselors have adopted a developmental wellness model of helping people which acknowledges that mental health exists on a continuum and the counselor’s role is to assist the client in moving as far as possible toward positive mental health. 

Key Features 

  • Professional counselors view human emotional and mental problems as normal to existence and developmental in nature.
  • Graduates of the master’s degree program are usually employed as professional counselors in a variety of settings including community mental health agencies, substance abuse treatment programs, schools, colleges, universities, rehabilitation agencies, mental and physiological health hospitals, residential treatment programs, employee assistance programs, social service agencies, and pastoral settings.

Programme Structure

  • The program leading to the M.Ed. degree consists of a minimum of 60 semester hours. Programs of study include a core of courses essential to all counselors, emphasis area courses in school counseling or clinical mental health counseling, and field experiences. M.Ed. students must pass a final comprehensive examination. 
  • Field experiences include a 100-hour practicum and 600-hour (minimum) internship in which students practice the skills they have developed under the supervision of faculty and doctoral students. Students may complete the degree program on a part-time basis. Courses are offered in the late afternoons and evenings.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a 4-year degree equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad.
  • Applicants enrolled in the final year of a bachelor's degree or international equivalent will be considered for conditional admission.
  • 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4-point scale for all graduate coursework
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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