12 months
13380 USD/year
13380 USD/year
6396 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The primary goal of the Master of Science in Counseling Psychology program at Tennessee State University is to provide a solid psychological core with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, health, and educational issues across the lifespan. 


About the program

The curriculum at Tennessee State University is designed for students seeking preparation for a career in various types of mental health settings and related organizations, or for students planning to pursue a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. Recognizing the value of both practice and research, the Counseling Concentration offers two options: thesis or non-thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Personality 
  • Professional Issues and Ethics in Counseling Psychology 
  • Statistics & Methodology 
  • Counseling and Interviewing Skills
  • Multicultural Counseling Theory & Practice
  • Counseling Theory
  • Abnormal Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • It is highly recommended that applicants have earned or are in pursuit of an undergraduate major in Psychology or a related field.
  • The minimum acceptable overall GPA is 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. However, most applicants who are admitted earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation - one of which should be from an academic advisor or his or her designee.
  • A personal statement of no more than 1000 words indicating.
  • Only complete applications will be reviewed.
  • Following the initial review, the program coordinator will contact select applicants for on-campus interviews.
  • Only applicants with satisfactory application materials and a successful interview will be offered admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6690 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6690 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3198 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Nashville

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.


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