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School Counselling, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master of Science in School Counseling at Texas A&M International University, combines counseling theory and technique courses with practicum and field-based internship experiences. Additionally, students are eligible for both School Counselor certification and licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in Texas.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Orientation
  • Personality and Counseling Theories
  • Appraisal Techniques in Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Career Development and Life Planning
  • Social, Cultural and Family Issues
  • Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan  
  • Professional Counseling Ethics and Legal Issues  
  • Abnormal Human Behavior  
  • Psychopathology Using the DSM  
  • Crisis Intervention in the School Setting  
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling Techniques  
  • Issues in Counseling  
  • Foundations of Educational Research
  • Marriage and Family Therapies

                            Detailed Programme Facts

                            • Programme intensity Full-time
                              • Full-time duration 24 months
                            • Languages
                              • English
                            • Delivery mode
                              On Campus

                            English Language Requirements

                            You only need to take one of these language tests:

                            • Minimum required score:


                              The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                            • Minimum required score:


                              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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                            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).

                            Admission requirements:

                            • Official Certificate of Graduation
                            • Use a Foreign Credential Evaluation Service for credential translation
                            • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS score reports

                            Visa requirements:

                            • Bank Statement
                            • Copy of Current Visa
                            • Copy of I-20
                            • Financial Statement Form
                            • International Student Transfer Form

                            Tuition Fee

                            • International

                              499 USD/credit
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                            • National

                              77 USD/credit
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 77 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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