The curriculum covers school counseling practice and research, in addition to necessary coursework in human growth and development, social and cultural foundations, helping relationships, group work, career and lifestyle development, appraisal, research and program development, and professional orientation. Practicum and internship experiences provide unique, varied, and intense hands-on school counseling training experiences that meet state certification requirements.
The School Counseling degree from State University of New York at New Paltz satisfies New York State educational requirements for both provisional/permanent and initial/professional certification in school counseling, with SUNY New Paltz recommending graduates for certification.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Ethics and Professional Identity in School Counseling
- Counseling Theories
- Career Development, Counseling, and Assessment
- Professional Roles in School Counseling
- Practicum in School Counseling
- 24 months
- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Application review begins February 1 and continues until the class is filled.
DisciplinesEducation Cognitive Sciences School Counselling View 3101 other Masters in Education in United States
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
- Minimum grade point average of 3.0 for all undergraduate work or strong evidence of recent academic achievement.
- Successful completion of 9 undergraduate credits in the social sciences, including courses in inferential statistics and research methods.
- Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (General Test), preferably a combined verbal and quantitative score of 300.
- One official copy of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
- Statement of professional goals.
- Contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.
International23100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 24 months.
National23100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State11310 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 24 months.
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