Counseling and Leadership, Air Officer Commanding, M.A. | Online (optional) | University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) | Colorado Springs, United States
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Counseling and Leadership, Air Officer Commanding

12 months
Duration
15464 USD/year
15464 USD/year
7748 USD/year
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About

The Counseling and Leadership, Air Officer Commanding master's degree program from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is a one-year, comprehensive curriculum for developing selected Majors for the important responsibility of air officer commanding or leading a cadet squadron at the US Air Force Academy. 

Overview

Counseling and Leadership, Air Officer Commanding is an inclusive program at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) in that it includes a forty-five credit hour graduate curriculum, fieldwork, ongoing and topical colloquia, and personal and professional assessments designed to support counseling and leadership development. 

This degree program facilitates critical thinking, enhances interpersonal effectiveness, broadens perspectives on coaching and mentoring, develops influencing skills, and improves the student's ability to lead change and development among cadets. 

Requirements

The job description of an Air Officer Commander, from COCI 36-3522, requires officers to be competent in mentoring, capable of leading, teaching, and evaluating cadets through all aspects of cadet and military life, able to enforce standards, demonstrate nearly impeccable role modeling, competent in guiding the squadron's leadership team, and skilled in counseling cadets, individually and as a group.

Students are tapped by the United States Air Force for admission to this select program. Once enrolled, this one year program features training with faculty from both the Department of Counseling and Human Services (UCCS) and the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership (USAFA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Motivation and Behavior Change
  • Laboratory in Developmental Counseling
  • Characteristics of the Effective Leader
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Practice of Crisis Counseling, Trauma and Disaster Work
  • Spiritual Dimensions of Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

45 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete selection process with AFIT
  • and USAFA
  • Complete Online Graduate School Application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3874 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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

Financing

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Funding

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