12 months
13269 USD/year
13269 USD/year
5237 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Counselor Education programs at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are designed to prepare beginning counselors to work in either clinical mental health and/or school settings.


Successful completion of these programs result in a master’s degree. Upon completion of the sixty hour master’s degree, students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program have obtained the educational requirements needed to pursue a License as a Professional Counselor in Tennessee. 

For students enrolled in the School Counseling program, upon graduation students have fulfill the education requirements for Tennessee licensure as a school counselor.

Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Counselor Education Program at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is to train knowledgeable, competent, skillful professional counselors to provide services in clinical mental health and school settings. Based on a developmental process of personal and professional wellness, this program emphasizes skill acquisition at early stages, progressing towards a strong theoretical and ethical foundation, and cultural competence in order to work with a variety of individuals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education
  • Research in Education
  • Counseling
  • Pedagogy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Language Proficiency: Scores must be no more than two years old. Applicants who have received a degree from a U.S. institution in the past two years are exempt from the language proficiency requirement.
  • Financial Documents: Documentation of financial resources sufficient for nine months of study must be received prior to issuance of an I-20.
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Academic Credentials: UTC requires submission of all transcripts and degree certificates earned outside of the U.S.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13269 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13269 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13269 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13269 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5237 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5237 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Chattanooga

912 - 1523 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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