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Counselor Education

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

24 months
Duration
628 USD/credit 18840 USD/year
628 USD/credit 18840 USD/year
339 USD/credit 10170 USD/year
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Counselor Education from University of Maryland Eastern Shore prepares professional counselors in one of two specializations:  Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or School Counseling. This is a 60 credit program.  

Overview

Counselor Education from University of Maryland Eastern Shore incorporates a variety of instructional methods in order to prepare candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to become effective professional counselors. Methods include demonstration of skills, guided skill practice, counseling role play simulations, cooperative learning activities, discussion, case studies, self-reflection and self-awareness exercises, lecture, reading, writing, design of counseling-related projects, research, application of knowledge to case scenarios, and critical analysis. 

Students at Counselor Education from University of Maryland Eastern Shore will:

  • apply professional ethical codes and laws to case studies and clinical practice.
  • reflect on their practice for continuous professional and personal development
  • reflect on their individual and small group counseling and other interventions and use reflections to improve their practice.
  • get instruction in innovative, evidence-based practice
  • identify theoretical and evidence-based rationales for their interventions.
  • seek out opportunities for continuous learning inside and outside the classroom.
  • use social justice strategies to advocate for all clients/students and address institutional and societal barriers to access to services and equitable outcomes for clients/students.
  • reflect on their own biases in order to ensure non-discriminatory and inclusive, affirming practice.
  • demonstrate content knowledge in professional counseling orientation and ethical practice, social and cultural diversity, human growth and development, career development, counseling and helping relationships, group counseling and group work, assessment and testing, and research and program evaluation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Tech of Counseling
  • Individual and Group Appraisal
  • Clinical Applications in Counseling
  • Career Life Development
  • Group Processes in Group Counseling
  • Counseling Children & Adolescents
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Counseling
  • Crisis Management in Counseling
  • Ethical, Legal & Prof. Issues in Counseling
  • Practicum in School Counseling
  • Advanced Practicum in School Counseling
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Behavioral Research
  • Community Counseling
  • Theories and Tech. of Counseling
  • Clinical Applications in Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Career Life Development
  • Group Process in Group Counseling
  • Cross-Cult. Perspectives in Counseling
  • Social Diversity in Counseling
  • Crisis Management in Counseling
  • Ethical, Legal & Prof. Issues In Counseling
  • Practicum in Community Counseling
  • Adv. Practicum in Community Counseling
  • Human Growth and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • Three Letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • Undergraduate course work in Human Growth & Development

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 628 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 628 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 339 USD per credit during 24 months.

Tuition fees for part-time option.

Living costs for Maryland City

1610 - 2727 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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