Within the department, the CACREP-accredited professional counseling program seeks to prepare, educate, and mentor ethical and competent professional counselors who are knowledgeable in issues of diversity and life span development. The program further seeks to enhance development of self-awareness, skills in advocating for clients/students and the profession, consultation and collaboration skills, and clinical practice in a diverse and technological society.
With the CACREP-accredited program in professional counseling, students are prepared to be counselors, regardless of their future work site. With this is mind, all students take a common core of 42 credits. The school counseling and clinical mental health concentrations are both 60 credit hours and prepare students to be licensed and/or certified in the state. Post-master's courses leading to certification as a school counselor or licensure as a Licenssed Professional Counselor are also available. In this program, students will gain an understanding of the eight core curriculum areas as delineated by CACREP and the State of New Jersey. They will also be educated on how to provide competent and effective direct services to clients/students across the life span in clinical mental health and school settings, as well as how to develop a broad understanding of multicultural issues and to advocate for and meet the needs of clients/students from diverse backgrounds.
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- Multicultural Counseling
- Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling
- Counseling Theories and Practice
- Career Development
- Human Development Across the Life Span
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- Cumulative grade point average of no less than 2.75 on 4.00 scale or a master’s degree from an approved college/university.
- Satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), or on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
- Two professional letters of reference.
- Interview with counseling faculty and writing sample.
International1107 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1107 USD per credit and a duration of .
National1107 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1107 USD per credit and a duration of .
In-State710 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 710 USD per credit and a duration of .
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