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Counselor Education

Saint Vincent College

M.Sc.
20 months
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678 USD/credit
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The Saint Vincent College Master of Science Degree in Counselor Education, certifying in PA School Counseling PK-12, prepares candidates for a career as a   professional counselor in the school setting. 

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Overview

Candidates will receive instruction in school policies and clinical   counseling for children and young adults.  The 39-credit program is contemporary in design in that it addresses current trends and theory and includes extensive competency-based fieldwork, PK-12, that prepares candidates for the 21st century.  

The program is designed to provide excellent training and experiences in current methods, trends and strategies to become effective school counselors. Candidates will be offered resources, professional contacts and tools that enable a pre-service counselor to be successful and effective in guiding youth to reach academic, social and professional goals. 

Candidates will be exposed to current philosophies, assessment reporting, community collaboration, creative practices and proactive counselor trends that help develop student achievement and a strong school leadership team.  Candidates graduating from this program will be prepared to take the Praxis II: Professional School Counselor exam.

What Can I Do With a Master' in Counselor Education at Saint Vincent College? The Master of Science in Counselor Education, certifying in PA School Counseling PK-12, prepares candidates for a career as a professional counselors in the school setting.

Goals

  • To provide excellent training and experiences in current methods, trends and strategies to become an effective school counselor either at PK-12 levels.
  • To offer resources, professional contacts and tools that enable a pre-service school counselor to be successful and effective in guiding youth to reach academic, social and professional goals.
  • To provide insight into current philosophies, assessment reporting, community collaboration, creative practices and proactive counselor trends that help develop a strong school leadership team and student achievement.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Orientation to Counselor Education, Services, and Technology
  • Career and Lifestyle Counseling
  • Human Learning 
  • Counseling of Children and Young Adults 
  • Theory and Practices of Group Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete graduate application.
  • Complete and Supplemental Application (under Tools section).
  • Posses an earned bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Official transcripts* must be submitted from each institution attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Personal statement of 500 words or less describing the applicant's experience and why he or she wishes to pursue this degree.
  • TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT and 6.5 on the IELTS or higher is required for applicants.
  • Any additional program specific requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    678 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 678 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    678 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 678 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.

Funding

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