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Counseling and Guidance - School Counseling

12 months
2748 USD/year
2748 USD/year
300 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The goal of this Counseling and Guidance - School Counseling programme from Texas A&M San Antonio is to serve the needs of the San Antonio community by developing highly skilled school and mental health counselors.


The Master of Arts degree (M.A) in Counseling and Guidance - School Counseling from Texas A&M San Antonio requires 51 credit hours ofcounseling coursework. This degree is designed to satisfy academic requirements for School Counselor Certification in the State of Texas. To satisfy the 60-hour Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) academic requirements in the State of Texas, students may add 9 hours of prescribed counseling coursework to the 51-hour plan. 

Educational Opportunity

Individuals with a bachelor’s degree and an interest in developing the skills necessary to be effective mental health professionals should apply. Applicants interested in School Counselor Certification will need to document two years of teaching experience in an accredited school.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research in Counseling
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Counseling Diverse Populations and Military Cultures
  • Professional Orientation and Ethics
  • Theoretical Foundations of Individual, Couples and Family Counseling
  • Abnormal Human Behavior
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Group Counseling Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit all official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate course work) from every prior college/university attended.
  • Applicants must be awarded a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution before admission into a graduate program can occur. Degrees received must be posted on the transcript of the awarding institution.
  • Students admitted must also submit official Graduate Test Scores (GMAT, GRE, MAT) by mid-semester of their first application term of graduate courses to register for subsequent semesters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2748 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2748 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 300 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for San Antonio

972 - 1507 USD /month
Living costs

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


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