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Counseling - School Counseling

University of Colorado Denver

M.A.
36 months
Duration
31982 USD/year
31982 USD/year
10910 USD/year
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About

The need for qualified school counselors is in high demand as the commitment to mental health in schools intensifies and school counselors take on expanded roles. The Counseling - School Counseling​​​ program is offered at University of Colorado Denver.

Overview

The Counseling - School Counseling​​​ program from University of Colorado Denver prepares competent school counselors who value inclusion and diversity in their communities.

What you'll learn

Is it your desire to be an advocate for adolescents and children from all backgrounds in this diverse and ever changing society? Is it your goal to support students’ personal, social, educational and vocational goals? The need for qualified school counselors is in high demand as the commitment to mental health in schools intensifies and school counselors take on expanded roles. CU Denver’s MA in Counseling with a concentration in school counseling prepares competent school counselors who value inclusion and diversity in their communities.

Launch your counseling career with real-world experience unmatched by any other mental health graduate program in Colorado. Our students obtain mentored counseling experience in our Student and Community Counseling Center with live supervision and constant feedback from licensed clinicians. Our graduates are recognized as among the most prepared in the nation to counsel culturally diverse and underrepresented individuals and families.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Addictions Counseling
  • Developing & Implementing a School Counseling Program: ASCA
  • Introduction to School Counseling
  • Practicum in School Counseling
  • Counseling Children, Adolescents and Their Parents
  • Developmental Counseling in Schools: Prevention & Intervention
  • Mental Health Diagnosis
  • Practicum in COUN
  • Internship in Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

63 alternative credits

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
75 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 recommendation letters
  • Official Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Resume/CV
  • Written Statement
  • $50.00 application fee
  • Admissions Interview
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31982 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    31982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31982 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    10910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10910 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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