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Education in School Counselling

Murray State University

12 months
Duration
808 USD/credit 33936 USD/year
808 USD/credit 33936 USD/year
549 USD/credit 23058 USD/year
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About

The Education in School Counselling (CNS) Program at Murray State University will help you build your professional identity as a Professional School Counselor or a Licensed Professional Counselor. 

Overview

As a professional counselor, you will contribute significantly to the mental health and holistic wellbeing of the clients and students that you encounter. Education in School Counselling Program options at Murray State University include a Master of Arts in School Counseling, Education Specialist in School Counseling, and Education Specialist in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Career Outlook – According to the United States Department of Labor:

  • Employment of substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors is projected to grow 22 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth is expected as people continue to seek addiction and mental health counseling.
  • Employment of school and career counselors is projected to grow 8 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Increasing school enrollments is expected to lead to employment growth of these workers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theories of Counseling
  • Human Development
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Tests and Measurements
  • Career Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.25

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Murray State Graduate School Application
  • Program Application
  • 3 letters of professional recommendation
  • Your letter of intent explaining why you want to be a professional counselor
  • Your most current resume
  • Interview with the Counseling Program Admissions Committee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 808 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 808 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 549 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Murray

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.

Funding

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