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Counseling Psychology

University of Houston

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
910 USD/credit
910 USD/credit
401 USD/credit
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About

The Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology program at University of Houston prepares students for careers in professional counseling as well as for future doctoral study. 

Overview

The Counseling Psychology program’s faculty at University of Houston is dedicated to providing graduates a deep understanding of counseling theories, skills and techniques. Graduates will gain an understanding and awareness of the role and influence of the counselor in providing services to a diverse population and will be able to apply relevant research to broaden their knowledge of delivery and counseling services.The objective of the Master’s Program in Counseling is to prepare competent counselors to work in a professional capacity with diverse clients and to assume entry-level positions in mental health settings. 

Learning outcomes

Graduates in this program track seek licensure as Licensed Professional Counselors. There are also some students who complete this masters program to help gain later entry into the Ph.D. program.The program includes a strong theoretical background as well as practical training and experience. There is also an emphasis on the ecological-developmental approach in counseling that considers the influences on persons in environments and makes use of strengths of individuals.Students complete coursework and practicum, and either a Comprehensive Exam or Master’s Thesis. Graduates will learn:

  • Counseling theories, skills, and techniques for diverse populations with various counseling issues or needs
  • Understanding and awareness of the role and influence of the counselor in providing services to diverse cultural, ethnic, religious, gendered and social populations
  • Knowledge of legal, ethical, and moral responsibilities related to the practice of professional or school counseling
  • Application of relevant empirical research to broaden knowledge of delivery and counseling services
  • Understanding and knowledge of effective and appropriate assessment and evaluation of clients or students in placements and delivery of interventions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Counseling
  • Intro To Grp Couns Thry
  • Career Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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

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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official reporting of GRE scores taken in the last five years
  • International students have additional documentation requirements 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    910 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 910 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    910 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 910 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    401 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 401 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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