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.
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Counseling Skills Development
Research Techniques for Counselors
Developmental Counseling and Mental Health
Cultural Foundations in Counseling
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesSchool Counselling Teaching View 1895 other Masters in Teaching in United States
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- 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.
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International16046 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 24 months.
National16046 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State9248 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.