Counseling, M.A. | La Sierra University | Home Gardens, United States
12 months
730 USD/credit 32850 USD/year
730 USD/credit 32850 USD/year
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This is an elective program at La Sierra University, which may stand alone as a M.A. in Counseling degree (with an option to work towards becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) or be used to work towards an Ed.S. in School Psychology.


Career Opportunities

Careers for graduates of this Counseling program at La Sierra University include:

  • Behavioral Analysts (Board Certified)
  • School Counselors (PPS in School Counseling)
  • School Psychologists (PPS in School Psycholoogy)
  • Educational Psychologist (BBS Licensure)
  • Professional Clinical Counselors (BBS Licensure)
  • Marriage and Family Therapists (BBS Licensure)
  • Researchers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Organization and Leadership
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Methods and Materials of Research
  • Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • Faith and Learning
  • Education and Career Planning
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Group Theory and Procedures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions; these are the preferred deadlines.


45 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Transcripts from all post-secondary academic institutions are required.
    • TOEFL Scores / English proficiency
    • GRE/GMAT (if requested)
    • Personal statement (Divinity and Education courses)
    • Recommendation Forms (if requested)
    • Department Interview/Audition (if requested)
    • Valid Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 730 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    32850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 730 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Home Gardens

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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