24 months
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800 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
400 USD/credit 9000 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Counselor Education program at Jacksonville State University is to train Professional School Counselors. Students acquire a foundation in the counseling core and strength in the specialty field courses in program development; consultation and intervention; counseling children and adolescents, and individual and group appraisal.

Overview

Students of the Counselor Education program at Jacksonville State University become competent in utilizing the Alabama State Department of Education Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Plan that exemplifies national standards. The focus is to educate school counselors, and enable them to address elementary and secondary student's needs in the areas of academic, career, and personal/social development. 

Teaching, scholarship, and service are values demonstrated throughout the program. Self-awareness, intellectual development, and social consciousness are supported and encouraged.

Mission

The mission of the Counselor Education programs is to train Professional School and Clinical Mental Health Counselors. Students acquire a foundation in the counseling core, and strength in the specialty field courses in program development, consultation and intervention, counseling children and adolescents, individual and group assessment, psychological first aid, crisis counseling, psychopharmacology, addictions, and marriage/couple/family counseling.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Survey Course in Special Education
  • Assessment in Counseling
  • Research in Education
  • Lifespan Development
  • Professional Ethics and Legal Issues
  • Career Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 SCH

45-48

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed JSU Graduate Application for Admission.
  • Non-refundable $35.00 application processing fee.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities with degrees posted. (Students who have previously attended JSU do not need to request a transcript from the university.) 
  • Background check. Any candidate applying for admission to a state approved teacher education program shall be required to be fingerprinted for a criminal history background check through the Alabama State Department of Education to the Alabama Bureau of Investigation (ABI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Applicants should contact Cogent Systems for directions in completing this process.
  • Professional resume.
  • Three Graduate Reference Forms completed by individuals who can provide qualitative assessment of the applicant’s potential for success in graduate coursework.

Work experience

  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of two full years of full-time, acceptable P-12 professional educational work experience prior to unconditional admission to the program and will document their educational experience on the state-approved Supplemental EXP Form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Jacksonville

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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