Heidelberg University

12 months
598 USD/credit
598 USD/credit
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The Counseling program of Heidelberg University is dedicated to educating, motivating and preparing highly qualified, ethically and culturally competent, professional counselors.


In the Counseling program of Heidelberg University you'll be provided with the skills and knowledge necessary to address client issues in a diverse and global society and tackle emerging issues in mental health and wellness. Graduates of our program can be licensed as professional counselors, professional clinical mental health counselors, or professional school counselors.

Program Snapshot

  • Students have a 98% (on average) first time rate for the OAE School Counselor exam and the National Counselor Exam, which are used for licensure in Ohio.
  • Program completion rate is 98%.
  • Job placement rate is approximately 95% within one year after graduation.
  • Many opportunities for students to become involved in national and regional counseling associations. Students are actively engaged in Chi Sigma Iota national counseling honor society.
  • Diverse and distinguished faculty is comprised of award winning leaders in the field of counseling who have made significant contributions to the field and are active in the American Counseling and American School Counseling Associations and their affiliates both nationally and regionally.
  • Program utilizes a counseling lab for training purposes allowing students ample opportunity to develop and practice their counseling skills.
  • Curriculum offerings include online courses, evening face-to-face and 8-week classes.
  • Heidelberg ranks #1 as top masters degree in counseling in Ohio per Top Counseling Schools.
  • Program is rated #6 in top 25 Most Affordable, Accredited Graduate Degree Programs in Counseling and Psychology in the Midwest. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Theories of Counseling and Advanced Techniques
  • Group Processes in Counseling
  • Assessment and Appraisal
  • Applied Research and Quantitative Methods
  • Community Mental Health and Agency Counseling
  • Professional Issues in Counseling: Legal and Ethical

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

  • Online application through Heidelberg website
  • Copy of your passport
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Goal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation are required
  • From U.S. schools, the transcript must be an official copy mailed to Heidelberg directly, or delivered in a sealed envelope. 
  • From schools outside the U.S., students must submit their records to a NACES-approved credential evaluation service for a course-by-course evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    598 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 598 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    598 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 598 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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