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Master of Science in Counseling - School Counseling Troy University

USA

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Summary

The School Counseling Program is designed to train graduate level students as school counselors. The program meets Alabama State Department of Education guidelines for school counselor certification and follows guidelines of Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs. The curriculum is designed to train school counselors in the knowledge of theory, application of counseling skills in working with K-12 grade level students, knowledge of program development, foundations, and implementation of comprehensive guidance programs, development of professional and personal dispositions, advocacy of children and adolescents, and development of graduate students to become professional school counselors.

Objectives For School Counseling:

  • To develop knowledge of the foundations of school counseling to include history, philosophy, current trends/issues, models, role, functions, professional identity, leadership/advocacy strategies and legal and ethical issues.
  • To develop skills in technology as applied to school counseling.
  • To develop sensitivity to provide counseling to diverse school populations and skills to identify barriers that may impede academic, career, and personal/social development of students.
  • To develop skills in comprehensive guidance program development (e.g. ASCA National Model) to include needs assessments, program development and program evaluation.
  • To develop skills related to academic and behavioral assessment of students and interpretation of assessment results to administrators, parents and students.
  • To develop knowledge of understanding the influence of multiple factors (family dynamics, violence, abuse, disorders, substance abuse, anxiety, depression) that impact school age students.
  • To develop knowledge and skills in counseling to include individual, group, crisis management and classroom guidance
  • To develop knowledge and skills in collaboration and consultation to effectively work with community agencies, parents, teachers and other school personnel.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Science in Counseling - School Counseling.

Full Time (48 hours)

Tuition fees

$15,300.00 (11,21,481) per year

USD $850 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

11-Aug-21

Venue

Troy University

TROY,

Alabama,

36082, United States

Full Time (48 hours)

Tuition fees

$15,300.00 (11,21,481) per year

USD $850 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

09-Aug-21

Venue

Phenix City Campus

One University Place,

PHENIX CITY,

Alabama,

36869, United States

Full Time (48 hours)

Tuition fees

$15,300.00 (11,21,481) per year

USD $850 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

09-Aug-21

Venue

Dothan Campus

DOTHAN,

Alabama,

36304, United States

Full Time (48 hours)

Tuition fees

$15,300.00 (11,21,481) per year

USD $850 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

09-Aug-21

Venue

Montgomery Campus

MONTGOMERY,

Alabama,

36103, United States

Entry requirement for international students

A minimum cumulative/overall graduating grade point average of 2.75 is required on the baccalaureate transcript.

Required scores are as follows: GRE 850 combined (old) OR 290 combined (new), MAT 385, GMAT 380.

English proficiency minimums: official TOEFL test overall score 70 or official IELTS test score 6.0 bands overall.

Fall Deadline - June 1; Spring deadline: November 1.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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