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Counselor Education

Western Connecticut State University

36 months
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26476 USD/year
26476 USD/year
13252 USD/year
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About

The Counselor Education program at Western Connecticut State University offered by the  includes a 48-credit school counseling option and a 60-credit clinical mental health counseling program option, each leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree.

Overview

The Counselor Education program at Western Connecticut State University has been nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs since 1996. The school counseling option prepares candidates to work as school counselors in grades K-12. 

The programme

The clinical mental health counseling option prepares students to work as counselors in a variety of community, agency, and clinical mental- health settings. Students are National-Certified Counselor-eligible after passing the National Counselor Exam, administered at Western each fall and spring. In addition, graduates are eligible to become licensed professional counselors upon completing additional requirements set forth by the State of Connecticut.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Counseling Diverse Populations
  • Assessment for Counselors
  • Fundamentals of Statistics and Research Design
  • Interviewing and Consultation Across the Life Span: Principles and Techniques
  • Group Work Foundation: Theory and Practice  
  • Individual Counseling in the Schools: Clinical Skills
  • Advanced Group Work: Theory and Practice
  • Pupil Personnel Services: Philosophy and Organization
  • Practicum in School Counseling
  • Internship in School Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an undergraduate program that includes a general-education distribution of courses in English, mathematics, science, social and behavioral sciences, foreign language, and fine arts.
  • Submit an essay demonstrating proficiency in English, stating the reasons for wanting to enroll in a counselor-education program, and emphasizing experiences relevant to the field.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation from individuals able to testify to the student’s suitability as a prospective counselor.
  • Be interviewed by the program’s faculty admissions committee, which will assess the student’s academic background and personal attributes that might affect the student’s performance as a counselor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13238 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    26476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13238 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    13252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6626 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Danbury

1100 - 1600 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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