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Counseling, Concentration in School Counseling

University of North Carolina Greensboro

24 months
Duration
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
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About

Through the Master’s degree in Counseling, Concentration in School Counseling University of North Carolina Greensboro students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to work with a diverse K-12 student body from a strength based, developmental perspective. 

Overview

This Counseling, Concentration in School Counseling prepares University of North Carolina Greensboro students to understand, conceptualize, assess, and support K-12 students’ academic, career, and personal/social development and to serve as a leader in supporting K-12 schools, students, and families.

Students in the School Counseling track have multiple opportunities to build counseling and leadership skills. Beginning in their first semester, students complete a practicum in a local school to observe the multiple roles and responsibilities of a school counselor. Specific skills training occurs in core classes, in an advanced practicum in the Nicholas A. Vacc Counseling and Consulting Clinic, and in a 600-hour internship in a local school that matches the student’s desired specialty area (elementary, middle, or high).

Example Careers

  • Working as a school counselor in an elementary, middle, or high school
  • Working with children in non-traditional educational or residential settings
  • Working on a college or university campus in recruitment or advising offices
  • Working in a district central office doing school counseling administration
  • Working in a community agency (with completed coursework towards licensure)
  • Working in crisis centers, alternative schools, or group homes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Exceptional Individuals
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Foundations of School Counseling
  • Practicum in Counseling
  • School Certification
  • Advanced Counseling Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or appropriately-evaluated credentials for non-U.S. schools.
  • Satisfactory academic standing as an undergraduate or in a post-baccalaureate program: “B” (3.0 GPA) average or better.
  • Approval of the academic department in which the graduate student will major. (Assumes an undergraduate major appropriate to the proposed graduate study.)
  • Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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