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Counselor Education

Saint Vincent College

20 months
Duration
678 USD/credit
678 USD/credit
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About

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. 

Overview

The program in Counselor Education at Saint Vincent College 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.

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

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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

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  • International

    678 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 678 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • National

    678 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 678 USD per credit during 20 months.

Living costs for Latrobe

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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