The Counselor Education Program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore subscribes to an approach focusing on reflection, personal development, theoretical practice and social justice.
The School Counseling specialization prepares graduates to become school counselors within public and private schools or non-educational agencies.The Community Counseling specialization prepares general practitioners for employment working with children, adolescents, and/or adults in settings as diverse as outpatient mental health agencies, clinical assessment centers, college counseling centers, hospitals, community advocate organizations, and private practice.
Community Counseling Specialization:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
· Completion of a bachelor degree
· At least a GPA of 3.0
· Three Letters of recommendation
· On site interview
Provisional status may be granted to exceptional applicants who do not meet all of the requirements for admission. For such applicants, the following areas will be evaluated: 1) potential for academic success, 2) ability to enter in counseling relationships as a helper, 3) readiness to take advantage of the learning opportunities in the program, 4) prior courses and experience in the education and counseling areas.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Scholarships are available.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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