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Counseling Psychology

Western Michigan University

12 months
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
703 USD/credit 21090 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University provides, beyond the departmental required core course work, a focus on psychopathology, psychological assessment, counseling and psychotherapy theories and practices and practicum experiences. 


Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University emphasizes and prepares students to offer services in a variety of mental health settings and is designed for students seeking limited licensure as a psychologist in the State of Michigan.

Graduates with Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University will become:

  • competent,
  • ethical
  • culturally sensitive 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods
  • Group Dynamics and Procedures 
  • Tests and Measurement 
  • Counseling Techniques 
  • Professional Issues and Ethics 
  • Multicultural Counseling and Psychology 
  • Counseling and Life Span Development 
  • Career Development: Theory and Practice 
  • Theories of Counseling 
  • Psychopathology: Classification and Treatment 
  • Intellectual Assessment
  • Personality Assessment 
  • Counseling Theories and Practices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

January 15 for ensuing Summer and Fall Semesters


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • This program requires three recommendation letters
  • Please prepare a statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Kalamazoo

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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