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M.Sc. On Campus

College Student Development and Counseling

Northeastern University

24 months
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35400 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in College Student Development and Counseling program at Northeastern University aims to create mindful, action-oriented leaders in the fields of higher education and student affairs.

Overview

The Master of Science in College Student Development and Counseling program at Northeastern University focuses on counseling, college student development, the history and philosophy of the student affairs profession, and the organization and administration of the field. The program has a long history of providing its students with practical experience in which they put the theories and skills that they learn in the classroom directly to use.

With more than 120 colleges and universities within a 60-mile radius of Boston, we offer many opportunities for students to practice in various collegiate settings. These practicum experiences prepare students to work in entry-level and mid-level management in the field. 

Careers

Typical careers for which students are prepared for include:

  • Academic advising
  • Student activities
  • Orientation
  • Career counseling
  • Judicial affairs
  • Service learning
  • Cooperative education
  • Residential life

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning and Administering Student Affairs
  • Law and Ethics in Higher Education
  • Financial Aspects of Higher Education
  • Special Topics in Higher Education
  • Vocational, Education, and Career Development
  • Counseling: Theory and Process in an Ecological Context
  • Understanding Culture and Diversity
  • Health Issues in Counseling
  • College Student Development
  • Groups: Dynamics and Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Personal statement of goals and expectations
  • Resumé
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • GRE or MAT
  • TOEFL or IELTS for applicants who do not hold a degree from a U.S. institution and whose native language is not English
  • Personal interview with faculty
  • Personal meeting with current students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 70800 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    35400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 70800 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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