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School Counseling, M.A.

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, IL, | Online
Graduate programs in School Counseling at Lewis University have been designed for both licensed teachers and non-licensed professionals. Both program options have been developed according to State of Illinois guidelines to meet the need for qualified counselors in K-12 settings. 

About

Graduate programs in school counseling have been designed for both licensed teachers and non-licensed professionals. Both program options have been developed according to State of Illinois guidelines to meet the need for qualified counselors in school settings.

The objectives are the same for both programs. The goals are to:

  • Provide a knowledge base in relevant areas of School Counseling theory and demonstrate the pragmatic application of those theories.
  • Develop candidates’ skills in techniques of counseling, interviewing, and assessment.
  • Develop an understanding of the school counselor’s role in the organization and implementation of a comprehensive developmental counseling program.
  • Develop candidates’ understanding of the uniqueness of each individual and demonstrate how the counselor must be flexible in dealing with the individual.
  • Develop a professional identity and an understanding of ethics and ethical behavior.

Programme Structure

These courses include: 
  • Career Development Theory
  • Psychopathology
  • Group Dynamics and Counseling
  • Principles and Methods of School Counseling
  • Organization of School Counseling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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).

General Requirements

All candidates for admission must possess a bachelor’s degree in aviation from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or in a major in a related field. Individuals who have completed a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated area but have work experience in aviation and/or transportation industries may also apply. The applicant’s overall undergraduate GPA must be 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. In special cases, the GPA may be calculated on the most recent 60 semester hours of coursework. Additionally, applicants must submit:

  • A completed application (along with a nonrefundable application fee).
  • Academic transcripts from each institution attended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    630 USD/credit
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  • National

    630 USD/credit
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
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