Educational Counseling, M.Sc. | California State University, Bakersfield | Long Beach, United States
24 months
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13684 USD/year
13684 USD/year
8932 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science degree in Educational Counseling at California State University, Bakersfield is degree designed to provide graduate preparation for counselors in the areas of School Counseling and Student Affairs in Higher Education. 

Overview

The major goal of the Educational Counseling program at California State University, Bakersfield is to prepare professional counselors who have the knowledge and skills to practice in a wide variety of counseling settings. 

Features

Students must select one of the two concentrations described below in their initial application:

School Counseling:

  • Students desiring to counsel in P-12 public or private educational settings should select a concentration in the area of School Counseling.
  • The curriculum has been designed for preparation toward a Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credential issued by the state of California.

Student Affairs:

  • Students desiring to work in student service positions within community college, college, and university settings should select a concentration in the area of Student Affairs.
  • The curriculum has been designed to prepare effective professional counselors to work in a wide range of settings. Examples include Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Residence Life, Academic Advising, Career Development, Talent Search, and Upward Bound.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Practicum 
  • Human Communication Skills
  • Advocacy in Counseling 
  • Counseling Across the Lifespan
  • Social Justice
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling 
  • Theories 
  • Research in Counseling 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university: official transcripts from all college/university work
    • Transcripts from a college/university outside of the U.S. will require a course-by­ course analysis
    • Affidavit of financial support
    • Insurance agreement form
    • A copy of the student’s passport
    • A statement of purpose
    • Current professional resume
    • 3 letters of recommendation from former professors

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13684 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    13684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13684 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8932 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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