M.Sc. On Campus

Counseling Psychology

Avila University

24 months
606 USD/credit 18180 USD/year
606 USD/credit 18180 USD/year
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Counseling Psychology from Avila University is designed to help graduates meet the educational criteria required for licensed mental health counselors in Kansas and Missouri.


Counseling Psychology from Avila University is committed to the scientist-practitioner model to train masters-level counselors for the delivery of mental health services in a variety of settings. 

Mission Statement

Students who earn a master’s degree in counseling psychology will be prepared to assist those experiencing social, behavioral, and personal mental health problems through a variety of approaches and learned techniques, integrating key elements of a client’s cultural or social context. 

Students will leave with the abilities to evaluate evidenced- based treatment approaches, integrate respect for the dignity and well-being of others, and advocate for both the common and individual well-being.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation to Counseling Professions
  • The Helping Relationship
  • Career Development
  • Research Design and Analysis
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • Theories of Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH



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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, to include official transcripts reflecting an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all undergraduate coursework
  • A statement of purpose/letter of intent. This is also used to evaluate your writing abilities.
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Background check (counseling psychology applicants only)
  • The minimum overall TOEFL score required for admission is an 89 iBT (internet based test), with no individual score below 20. Alternative TOEFL exams will use an equivalent score.
  • The minimum IELTS score required for admission is an overall score of 7.0 with no band score below a 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 606 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 606 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Kansas City

980 - 1596 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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