M.A. On Campus


University of Texas Permian Basin

30 months
13634 USD/year
13634 USD/year
6668 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The mission of the University of Texas Permian Basin Counseling Program is to prepare competent professional counselors and counselor educators who demonstrate the counseling knowledge, skills, disposition, and identity necessary to serve and to support a culturally diverse society.


The Counseling Program is located within the College of Education and in the Mesa Building on the University of Texas Permian Basin campus. This program offers a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, which provides coursework leading to state-level counseling licensure (Licensed Professional Counselor) or certification as a Professional School Counselor.

The programme

Graduates of the UTPB counseling program will acquire knowledge in the areas of ethical, legal and professional issues in counseling, as well as social and cultural foundations, human growth and development, career development, helping relationships and skills, group work, appraisal (tests and measurements), and research and program evaluation. Graduates will also obtain a strong understanding of diversity issues and be able to address the needs of a progressively growing diverse population.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life Span Development
  • Professional Orientation and Ethics
  • Counseling Theory
  • Career Development and Counseling
  • Assessment and Appraisal Strategies
  • Advanced Abnormal Human Behavior

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application 
  • Non-refundable application fee of $40
  • Official high school transcript showing grade average, class rank (or approximate), and expected date of graduation
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13634 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6817 USD per semester during 30 months.
  • National

    13634 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6817 USD per semester during 30 months.
  • In-State

    6668 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3334 USD per semester during 30 months.

Living costs for Odessa

1002 - 1858 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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