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Counseling Psychology

University of Houston Victoria

24 months
Duration
769 USD/credit 23070 USD/year
769 USD/credit 23070 USD/year
360 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
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About

The Counseling Psychology program at University of Houston Victoria will prepare you to assess and to provide psychotherapy or counseling to people in need. It has a strong clinical component and meets the academic requirements for the Texas Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential. 

Overview

With this license, you can practice as a professional counselor in your own practice, for a mental health agency, a psychiatric hospital, a residential treatment center, or a university counseling center, among other sites. Counseling Psychology at University of Houston Victoria job options are better the higher your credentials. A master's level degree and license make you more competitive and in-demand.

Assessment

  • Clinical interviewing
  • Evaluation and classification of normal and maladaptive behavior
  • Administration, scoring, and interpretation of standardized intelligence and personality tests
  • Writing evaluations for a variety of clients

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Psychopathology I 
  • Advanced Research Methods 
  • Multicultural Psychotherapy 
  • Advanced Social Psychology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 1-2 page essay that states the applicant's reasons for applying to the program and the applicant's career goals.
  • One Letter of Recommendation (including the Graduate Recommendation Form for Graduate Psychology Programs) from a non-UHV, non-family source.
  • Evidence of having completed undergraduate or graduate courses in statistics, research, and abnormal psychology. A particular course will be waived as a requirement if the student passes a comprehensive final or its equivalent for the designated course with a grade of C or better. The exam may be taken no more than once for a particular course.
  • Graduate Admissions Index of 980 or higher. Official GRE General Test scores are required in order to calculate your Admissions Index.
  • Official transcripts sent directly to the Office of Admissions from every institution previously attended.
  • An interview with UHV graduate faculty in psychology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 769 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 769 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Victoria

994 - 1843 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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