Counseling-School Counseling, M.Sc. | University of Memphis | Memphis, United States
24 months
11340 USD/year
8796 USD/year
6252 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Master’s degree program in Counseling-School Counseling at University of Memphis prepare entry level counseling professionals with a broad knowledge base in fundamental social/behavioral science, counseling and helping skills, research and evaluation tools, and professional identity, role and function.



We are a comprehensive school counseling program that leads to licensure by the Tennessee State Department of Education as a School Counselor. Most schools require that counselors they hire be licensed or certified as school counselors by the state in which they are employed. Our academic program meets or exceeds the academic requirements for school counseling for all state departments of education and the United States Overseas Dependents Educational program. Within the Counseling-School Counseling program students learn counseling skills and develop competency to implement developmentally driven, evidence supported, school counseling programs aligned to The American School Counselor Association's National Model ®. Graduates of our program at University of Memphis have the course work and skills to immediately operate effectively at any grade level they are assigned.

Program objectives are:

  • comprehension of concepts and theories underlying the profession of counseling
  • ability to collect, analyze, and interpret individual and group data, and to generate and test hypothesis related to human behavior
  • ability to effectively counsel in both individual and group settings
  • ability to formulate, implement, and evaluate appropriate counseling programs and interventions
  • ability to understand and demonstrate ethical behavior and the legal and ethical implications of that behavior
  • development of sensitivity and understanding of the needs of persons who are culturally different, including the ability to (a) examine attitudes and myths regarding the culturally different client and (b) the sociopolitical forces impacting the culturally different client.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Group Counseling Process
  • Theories Counseling
  • Clinical Techniques
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Principles School Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must apply to the Graduate School and to the program. The Master of Science degree in Counseling is a limited access program; not all eligible candidates are admitted. To be considered for admission, applicants must provide:

  • official undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts of all academic work completed,
  • submit a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score,
  • complete a program admission application including appropriate goals essay,
  • provide three letters of academic and/or professional reference,
  • undergo an interview with the faculty.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5670 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    8796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4398 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3126 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Memphis

955 - 1582 USD /month
Living costs

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


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