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Counseling and Career Development - School Counseling

24 months
31766 USD/year
15568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With the Counseling and Career Development - School Counseling specialization from Colorado State University you’ll be equipped for a career as a professional counselor to people of all ages.


Develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies to become an ethical and culturally responsive counselor who can enhance and advocate for the mental health, wellbeing, and life quality of all people.

You’ll complete a 60-credit course of study that includes core counseling curriculum (48 credit), a clinical practicum (100 hours), an internship (600 hours), and specialization-specific courses and electives.

This  Counseling and Career Development - School Counseling specialization from Colorado State University and all three specializations are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. Upon graduation, you’ll be professional counseling licensure-eligible in the state of Colorado and eligible to become a National Certified Counselor.

Student Employment

  • Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career and Employment Concepts
  • Foundations of Counseling
  • Individual Guidance and Counseling
  • Group Guidance and Counseling
  • Ethics in Counseling/Career Development
  • Counseling for Cultural Diversity
  • Tests and Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official transcript of all collegiate work completed along with a certified translation into English.
  • Scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic.
  • Test scores such as GRE or GMAT, when required
  • Certified proof of financial support
  • Passport copy

Tuition Fee

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    31766 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31766 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15568 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 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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