24 months
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15864 USD/year
15864 USD/year
7840 USD/year
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About

The Counselor Education MA program offered at University of South Florida provides students with the general counseling skills needed to become professional counselors.

Overview

During the Counselor Education MA program offered at University of South Florida, graduates are trained to assess problems, counsel clients, select appropriate intervention strategies and consult with other professionals and administrators. Three concentration areas are available:  School Counseling (Plan II), Clinical Mental Health, and Career Counseling. For students who prefer to work in community based counseling positions rather than in elementary or secondary schools, there are two Plan III options: (a) Mental Health Counseling and (b) Career Counseling.

Major Research Areas:

  • Multicultural counseling and development
  • Career development
  • Play therapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral interventions
  • Community mental health
  • Counselor education and supervision

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development and Personality Theories
  • Educational Research
  • Trends and Principles of the Counseling Profession
  • Multicultural Counseling with Diverse Populations
  • Assessment and Appraisal Procedures
  • Career Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

55 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an approved regionally accredited institution (or international equivalent).
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  • GRE scores
  • Proof of educational or professional experience
  • Three Letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Interview
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7840 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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