University of North Georgia

24 months
916 USD/credit
916 USD/credit
284 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Counseling degree, offered by University of North Georgia, is designed to prepare individuals to function as counselors in mental health centers, community agencies, governmental agencies, employee assistance programs, prisons, psychiatric hospitals, drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs, college and university student affairs, religious settings, and private practice.


Master of Science in Counseling

The Master of Science degree in Counseling at University of North Georgia was developed to meet the state and national regulatory criteria leading to licensure and certification as professional counselors.

Our curriculum addresses the needs of our diverse world while helping students understand the process of human development and relationships, counseling theory, and change. Utilizing problem-based learning and incorporating required internships and practica; the program provides students with both academic and practical professional experience and training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling Foundations and Ethics 
  • Human Growth and Development 
  • Counseling Techniques 
  • Counseling Theories 
  • Group Counseling 
  • Career and Lifestyle Counseling 
  • Multicultural Counseling 
  • Clinical Assessment 
  • Research Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements national

  • Group interview with counseling faculty.
  • Required Supplemental Documentation
  • Personal statement, three-five pages, double-spaced, autobiographical in nature
  • Three UNG recommendation forms from individuals able to address academic potential, professional experiences in the helping professions, and non-academic experiences that add breadth in understanding the human condition.
  • Professional Resume.

Admission requirements international

  • International applicants may not apply for completely online programs or part-time programs (less than nine hours per semester, excluding summer semester).
  • International applicants must be accepted as degree seeking.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    916 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 916 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    916 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 916 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    284 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 284 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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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