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Human Development Counseling - School Counseling

University of Illinois Springfield

24 months
Duration
21816 USD/year
21816 USD/year
10632 USD/year
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About

Human Development Counseling - School Counseling students at University of Illinois Springfield seeking licensure as a school counselor in Illinois must successfully complete the ISBE-approved HDC master’s degree in school counseling in order to receive the department’s endorsement.

Overview

Highlights

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). 

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Fundamental Issues and Ethics in Counseling
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Prepracticum
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Developmental Counseling
  • Career/Lifestyle Counseling
  • Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
  • Family Dynamics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

61 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10908 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10908 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5316 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Springfield

1100 - 1500 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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