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M.S in Counseling Psychology

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The M.S. in Counseling Psychology (48 credits hours) program is designed to give graduate students a broad background in mental health counseling and to prepare them to work in a variety of contexts: schools, industrial settings, and mental health facilities. The program is administered by the Behavioral Sciences Department (Faculty) and is designed to meet independent accreditation standards. A Christian worldview will inform the interpretation of current psychological and counseling theories. Applicants should have earned a Bachelors degree from a credible institution with a “B” grade average or better. If this requirement is not met, provisional admission may be granted. Regular admission may be obtained after the student has maintained a 3.0 GPA for 15 credits. All applicants who do not have formal training in psychology or counseling will be required to take a preliminary set of courses in Psychology and Counseling (by advisement). The cost of this program is $12,000. TT (twelve thousand dollars) per semester for six (6) semesters which will be $72,000. TT (seventy-two thousand dollars) for the entire program, which should run for about two years.

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Credits required for programme completion : 48
Length of programme : 2 years

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- A bachelor's degree from an accredited university or its equivalent

- Evidence of ability to pursue advanced study in graduate-level work with a cumulative undergraduate GPA at least 2.67 on a 4.0 scale. 

- Adequate undergraduate and/or graduate preparation in the proposed field of study and general education. 

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