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M.Sc. On Campus

Counseling

University of Bridgeport

24 months
Duration
760 USD/credit 22800 USD/year
760 USD/credit 22800 USD/year
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About

We offer a master degree in Counseling at the University of Bridgeport. We have a long tradition of preparing our graduates for outstanding careers in professional counseling and seek students interested in personal as well as professional growth.

Overview

 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.

Program Objectives

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Helping Relationships: 4 credits
  • Counselor as Professional
  • Social & Cultural Foundations
  • Group Process Application & Theory
  • Career & Lifestyle Development
  • Theories of Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 760 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 760 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Bridgeport

1100 - 1600 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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