The School Counseling program of Rutgers University prepares students to work as school counselors from P-12 grades. These duties include services such as: study and assessment of individual students with respect to their achievement, abilities, interest, and needs; counseling with students and parents regarding personal, social, educational, and career plans; the development of cooperative relationships with community agencies; consultation with teachers and administrators; and student advocacy.
A focus on multicultural aspects of school counseling is integrated throughout the program.
School Counseling graduates will:
- Develop a professional identity that demonstrates foundational knowledge and skills necessary for success as professional school counselors.
- Possess the knowledge and skills needed to perform a range of school counselor responsibilities (i.e., counseling, coordinating, consulting).
- Demonstrate capacity and skills for empowering students, families and communities and adhere to ACA and ASCA ethical standards in their roles as leaders, advocates, and consultants.
- Demonstrate the skills needed to coordinate a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program (i.e., foundation, management, delivery, accountability) using a data driven model to address academic, career and social-emotional development of K-12 students.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to socio-cultural factors that affect help-seeking behaviors and develop culturally appropriate counseling practices informed by counseling research.
- Counseling and Interview Skills
- Group Counseling: Theory and Practice
- Family: Systems Development
- Career Counseling and Development
- Professional Ethics
- Theories of Counseling
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEducation Psychology School Counselling View 554 other Masters in School Counselling in United States
- Personal statement (The personal statement for school counseling program applicants is to focus on the topic Why I Want to Study and Contribute to the School Counseling Profession. The applicant is to address the following: Why s/he is interested in pursuing graduate study in the school counseling profession, short term career objectives, what the applicant intends to gain out of graduate study, and long term goals. Given national changing demographics, the applicant is to comment on the role of the school counselor in work with multicultural populations.)
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official undergraduate transcripts
- GRE General
International30900 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15450 USD per semester during 24 months.
National30900 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15450 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State18180 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9090 USD per semester during 24 months.
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