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Counseling

Salem State University

12 months
Duration
10378 USD/year
10378 USD/year
8758 USD/year
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About

The master of science in Counseling program at Salem State University prepares students as basic or applied scientists in research and applied settings. At the same time, it provides a strong foundation in theoretical, conceptual, and empirical concepts.

Overview

Students can acquire the core knowledge and skill set needed to work in the competitive field of behavior analysis and to consider further study beyond the master’s level.

Our Counseling program includes a course sequence that has been verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB; see information about verified course sequences and pass rates* here) to meet the educational coursework requirements to apply to the BACB to take examinations related to becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Eligibility requirements are determined by the BACB, and may be found here. The program is also designed according to the current requirements for licensure in Massachusetts. 

Our program includes a course sequence that has been verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to meet the educational coursework requirements to apply to the BACB to apply to take examinations related to Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). The full master’s program curriculum consists of 24-30 seminar credits plus 15 to 16.5 credits that include electives, faculty-sponsored directed study, master’s projects or theses, and an exam review course, for a total of 42-43.5 credits.

Our Mission

Salem State University's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
  • Principles of Psychological Testing
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Behavioral Principles of Learning
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Small N Research Design & Analysis
  • Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Applied Behavioral Analysis

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcript or transcript evaluation
  • Three references
  • Official copy of scores from either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) taken within the last five years. Those who already hold a master's degree or higher are exempt from this requirement. Review complete testing information.
  • English Proficiency, if applicable for International applicants
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8758 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8758 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Salem

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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