24 months
916 USD/credit 27480 USD/year
916 USD/credit 27480 USD/year
284 USD/credit 8520 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Counseling degree at 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.   


Key Features

The Counseling degree 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:

  • Mental Health Centers
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Private Practice
  • Sexual Assault Agencies
  • Criminal Justice Settings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate from a regionally accredited, four year institution with at least a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 (4.0 scale) calculated in accordance with Graduate Admissions procedures.
  • GRE General Test Note: Only test scores less than five years old will be considered.
  • Group interview with counseling faculty.
  • Required Supplemental Documentation
  • Personal statement, three-five pages, double-spaced, autobiographical in nature 
  • Submit three UNG recommendation forms from persons who are 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 916 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    27480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 916 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 284 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dahlonega

900 - 1400 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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