The Counseling Program, offered by the University of Bridgeport, promotes academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to community service. Our curriculum is offered in an international, culturally diverse, supportive learning environment which prepares counselors for leadership in our increasingly interconnected world.
Our curriculum is designed to address all three dimensions, inspiring personal growth, building professional knowledge and honing counseling skills. These aspects of counselor development are important to all counseling students irrespective of their specific career path.
The Division of Counseling offers a Master of Science degree in Counseling with concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and College Student Personnel. In addition to the master’s degree, a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) is offered for those who wish to take specialized courses beyond the masters and/or complete licensure requirements. Students who apply to one program and wish to transfer to another must apply to change programs.
- Graduates will have a basic knowledge foundation in the areas of legal, ethical, professional issues in counseling, social and cultural foundations, human growth and development, career development, helping relationships, group work, appraisal, evidence based therapy, research methods and program evaluation.
- Graduates will be prepared for a career in counseling – for using their counseling, consultation assessment skills effectively.
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- Helping Relationships: 4 credits
- Counselor as Professional
- Social & Cultural Foundations
- Group Process Application & Theory
- Career & Lifestyle Development
- Theories of Counseling
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesCounselling View 982 other Masters in Counselling in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or recognized international institution
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
- Nine credits in undergraduate psychology coursework with a grade of B or higher
- Application and application fee (non-refundable)
- Official transcripts from all schools attended
- International transcripts must include an official course-by-course evaluation of all academic work from an accredited academic evaluating service
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
International22800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 760 USD per credit during 24 months.
National22800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 760 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Bridgeport
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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