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Guidance and Psychological Counseling

24 months
569 EUR/year
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The Educational Sciences Program at Bogazici University offers three different MA programs. These are; Adult Education, Guidance and Psychological Counseling, and Curriculum and Instructional Programs. 


These programs emphasize both the theory and technical competence required for future doctorate students as well as practitioners in the area or similar areas. Students are encouraged to develop a scientific approach, a professional attitude and competence in counseling within the scientist-practitioner model.

Guidance and Psychological Counseling

The Master of Arts Program in the Department of Educational Sciences in Guidance and Psychological Counseling from Bogazici University is a two-year program consisting of 36 credit hours (154 ECTS) of coursework spread over four semesters including the preparation of a thesis (Yüksek Lisans Tezi) and the oral defense of the thesis. Students are also required to do field work as assigned on a non-credit basis. The successful completion of the program leads to the Master of Arts Degree in Educational Sciences (Eğitim Bilimleri Yüksek Lisans Diploması).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Counseling Theories and Techniques I
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Group Dynamics and Counseling/Family Dynamics and Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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154 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA - 2.50/4.00
  • GRE / GMAT - ALES Equal Weight: 55 or GRE Quantitative score of 149 or GMAT score of 450 is accepted.
  • Official Transcript
  • An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
  • Statement of Purpose - Required - English, except for those who apply for English Preparatory School.
  • Reference letter
  • 2 letters - For all applicants outside of Boğaziçi University , Faculty of Education; applicants from Boğaziçi University, Faculty of Education, just the names of referees.

Tuition Fee

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    569 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 569 EUR per year during 24 months.

5940.00 TL/year

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
Living costs

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