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Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling

Texas A&M San Antonio

M.A.
24 months
Duration
11328 USD/year
11328 USD/year
1200 USD/year
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About

The goal of this Marriage, Couple and Family 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.

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Overview

The Master of Arts degree in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling programme from Texas A&M San Antonio is designed for students wanting to specialize in work with various family units. 

The degree plan requires 60 hours of counseling coursework and is designed to satisfy the 60-hour Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) academic requirements in the State of Texas.

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 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).
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.
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

  • 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

  • International

    11328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5664 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5664 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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