Career options for graduates in the Human Development Counseling - School Counseling include counseling in mental health, correctional, social welfare, rehabilitative, and human relations agencies, institutions, and environments. The school counseling concentration is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education and prepares candidates for a Professional Educator License with a School Counseling endorsement. Since opportunities for employment within each of these concentrations vary widely, prospective students should consult an HDC faculty advisor before choosing a concentration.
Human Development Counseling - School Counseling students from University of Illinois Springfield are encouraged to join the American Counseling Association (ACA), and the Illinois Counseling Association (ICA). Students preparing for a career in mental health counseling are encouraged to join the American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA).
- Fundamental Issues and Ethics in Counseling
- Theories of Counseling
- Multicultural Counseling
- Developmental Counseling
- Career/Lifestyle Counseling
- Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
- Family Dynamics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Human Resource Management School Counselling View 323 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United States
- Applications are considered for fall admissions only
- Phase 1: 3 Recommendation Forms
- Phase 2: Written essay and group interview
- Full Admission: Minimum GPA of 3.00 for last 60 credit hours of undergraduate degree or cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75.
International21816 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10908 USD per semester during 24 months.
National21816 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10908 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State10632 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5316 USD per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for Springfield
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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