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Student Affairs in Higher Education with College Counseling, M.A.

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About

Student Affairs in Higher Education with College Counseling is a 60-credit-hour, three-year specialty program that combines curriculum and practicum and internship experiences from the Student Affairs in Higher Education program and the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Graduates are eligible for the National Certified Counselor credential (NCC).

This program prepares students for counseling-focused positions at colleges and universities-including mental health counselor, career counselor, disabilities counselor, or academic advisor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Student Affairs and College Counseling
  • Lifespan Development
  • Helping Relationships
  • Social and Cultural Diversity Introduction to Research
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Student Affairs Higher Education Environments, Cultures, and Students
  • College Student Learning and Development 1 
  • College Student Learning and Development 2 
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership in Higher Education
  • Career Development and Counseling Group Counseling
  • Practicum in Group Leadership

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Online Application and Application Fee
  • A Personal Statement indicating their interest in the program, experience, and career goals 
  • Reference Release Form listing your two academic references.  
  • Two Academic Reference Forms from a former or current college or university faculty member with knowledge of the applicant's academic aptitude, suitability for intended program area, and ability to form interpersonal relationships.  
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    644 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    322 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Grove City

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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