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Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (with emphasis in Positive Coaching), M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , MO,
ESCP provides a diverse, supportive, and caring environment for students. Our faculty members create rich and stimulating learning opportunities through their teaching, research, and service. Our faculty are more than academic advisors and teachers - they are mentors providing students with role models featuring the scientist-practitioner model. 

About

The online Positive Coaching program is intended for all athletic coaches and sports coordinators who have completed a bachelor's degree program, and now wish to pursue their master's degree. The program is well-suited for athletic coaches at all levels of sport participation, as well as any individuals in educational or other settings, who provide instructional, leadership or counseling services to students or to others.The required core courses focus on identifying and applying the most pertinent and impactful aspects of sport, coaching and positive psychology. The core courses also focus on leading individuals, teams and groups to experience the fulfillment and happiness associated with striving for and achieving excellence. Emphasis is on the understanding, skills and strategies of highly effective teaching, learning and leading. 

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Health Behaviors: Drug and Sexuality Education
  • Foundations of Sport Performance
  • Legal Aspects of Sport and Coaching
  • Administration of Athletic Programs
  • Student-Athlete Wellbeing
  • Gender Issues in Sport
  • Seminar in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (Character and Ethics in Sport)
  • Seminar in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (Resiliency, Grit and Mental Toughness)
  • Seminar in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (Psychology of the Injured Athlete)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • All required Graduate Studies documents
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation via the online application
  • Personal statement and vitae via online application per departmental requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27090 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    27090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27090 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11252 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Columbia

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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