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Counseling and Guidance

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

24 months
Duration
27526 USD/year
27526 USD/year
11404 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Counseling and Guidance program from Texas A&M University - Kingsville is to prepare competent counselors in the areas of clinical mental health counseling, school counseling, and rural mental health to work with culturally diverse populations and to provide graduates with the educational and experiential tools.

Overview

Our mission correlates with the University and Department mission of developing “well-rounded leaders and critical thinkers who can solve problems in an increasingly complex, dynamic, and global society.”

Program Objectives

  • Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice

Counseling graduate students will demonstrate a strong professional counseling orientation and identity.

  • Social and Cultural Diversity

Students of the Counseling and Guidance program from Texas A&M University - Kingsville will demonstrate multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary for competency in working with a diverse population.

  • Human Growth and Development

Students are able to demonstrate an understanding of development across the lifespan and the impact on normal and abnormal functioning.

  • Career Development

Counseling graduate students demonstrate understanding and application of career development theory to help individuals with career planning and decisions.

  • Counseling and Helping Relationships

Counseling graduate students demonstrate knowledge and skills of theories and techniques necessary to engage in an effective and therapeutic helping relationship.

  • Group Counseling and Group Work

Students demonstrate competency in preparing and facilitation of group counseling.

  • Assessment and Testing

Students demonstrate the ability to identify effective assessment strategies in order to facilitate treatment planning.

  • Research and Program Evaluation

Students will demonstrate an understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods as well as program evaluation to inform evidence-based practice.

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Foundations

Students will demonstrate an understanding of clinical mental health counseling foundations, including history, theory, and assessment in clinical mental health counseling.

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Contextual Dimensions

Students will demonstrate an understanding of clinical mental health counseling contextual factors, including credentialing, cultural factors, and record keeping in clinical mental health counseling.

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Practice

Students will demonstrate an understanding of clinical mental health counseling practice, including techniques, interventions, and advocacy in clinical mental health counseling.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Graduate Research Project
  • Thesis
  • Professional Development and Ethics
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling
  • Education Special Problems in Guidance and Counseling
  • Abnormal Human Behavior
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Group Counseling Techniques
  • Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

48 alternative credits

48-60

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE®
146 (verbal)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit the online application via ApplyTexas. 
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Official transcripts and records.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Students applying for a graduate program in business must submit the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT; Code#6822). 
  • Personal statement, resume, letters of recommendation (2 or 3) are optional for some graduate programs. 
  • Copy of biographical page of your passport.
  • Financial documents required for issuance of I-20. (If admitted) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13763 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    27526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13763 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11404 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5702 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Kingsville

921 - 1707 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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