School Counseling, M.Sc. | Mississippi State University | Starkville, United States
24 months
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16046 USD/year
16046 USD/year
9248 USD/year
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About

The School Counseling program at Mississippi State University, in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Foundations, in the College of Education, offers degrees at the master's and educational specialist levels.

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Overview

About this Degree

A degree in  School Counseling at Mississippi State University provides numerous opportunities for employment. Recent graduates from our program have not only been employed as school counselors in the pre-K - 12 educational environment, but have also obtained positions as child behavior therapists, counselors for the Armed Forces, counselors at the community college level, career counselors, and various positions at university settings, such as career counseling, academic advising, etc.

Faculty in the school counseling program seek to prepare graduates to be advocates for the appropriate role of the school counseling in pre-K - 12 educational environments, leaders in the educational field, supportive agents for teachers and parents, and advocates for children and adolescents.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Counseling Skills Development

  • Counseling Theory

  • Research Techniques for Counselors

  • Developmental Counseling and Mental Health

  • Cultural Foundations in Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a fully accredited four year educational institution, and earned a minimum GPA of 3.00 (based on a 4.00 system) on the past 60 hours of coursework on all baccalaureate and graduate work already completed. 
  • Additionally, applicants are required to provide official transcripts, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing scores not more than five years old, a personal statement describing the applicant's interest in the program and his/her career plans, and three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant's education, skills, abilities, and character.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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