Career Counseling

North Carolina Central University

24 months
2249 USD/credit
2249 USD/credit
630 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The career counseling program track prepares students to work as career development professionals with people of all ages in a variety of settings. 


The Counselor Education Program prepares counselors to work in mental health, school, and career counseling settings who promote social justice and responsibility, serve as leaders in a diverse and global community, and respond to the complexity of human needs across the lifespan.  Faculty is expected to teach and mentor students, serve the community and counseling profession, and promote intellectual advancement through conducting and disseminating research.

The program develops counselors who:

  • Develop a theoretically solid philosophy of practice;
  • Apply knowledge, skills, and dispositions consistent with the ACA Code of Ethics;
  • Formulate a professional identity that responds to the needs of their client populations;
  • Utilize cultural competence in practice;
  • Act with expertise in individual, group, and family counseling with diverse clients on personal, social, emotional, career, and educational issues that impact development across their lifespan;
  • Develop leadership ability and advocate to meet client needs and to remove individual and systemic barriers to development;
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Ethical & Professional Orientation to Counseling
    • Theories and Techniques of Counseling 
    • Psychosocial Development and Behavioral Dynamics 
    • Vocational Theory and Career Development 
    • Multicultural and Gender Issues in Counseling 
    • Principles and Procedures of Group Counseling

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines




    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Applicant's must have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or a 3.00 in the last sixty (60) credit hours of study at the undergraduate level.  

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      2249 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2249 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      2249 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2249 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State

      630 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 630 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


    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.

    Due for update

    Updated over a year ago

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