24 months
13678 USD/year
13678 USD/year
9108 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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

Courses include:

  • Career Counseling and Life Planning 
  • Theories of Counseling 
  • Lifespan Human Growth and Development
  • Counseling Techniques 
  • Telemental Health Counseling 
  • Multicultural Counseling 
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling 
  • Analysis of the Individual  
  • Crisis Intervention Counseling 
  • Educational Research 
  • Ethical and Professional Issues in Counselor Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


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): optional
  • Personal Statement and Personal Reflection

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13678 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    13678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13678 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9108 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9108 USD per year during 24 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.


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