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We have a long tradition of preparing our graduates for outstanding careers in professional counseling and seek students interested in personal as well as professional growth. The Master's in Counseling, MS Degree Program promotes academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to community service. Our curriculum is offered in an international, culturally diverse, supportive learning environment that prepares counselors for leadership in our increasingly interconnected world.

The Master of Science in Counseling offers two concentrations:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling – prepares students for careers in community counseling, substance abuse treatment, crisis counseling centers and mental health (CACREP accredited)
  • College Student Personnel – prepares students for careers in higher education Students in each concentration share a core counseling curriculum with the remaining coursework selected based upon their chosen concentration. All counseling students complete a supervised field and internship experience in their area of concentration.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Counseling Program is to educate, develop and train students to serve a multicultural society as counselors and professionals in community, corporate, organization, hospital and school settings. The department provides students with a quality educational experience in counseling and college student affairs preparation through classroom teaching, clinical practice, supervision and scholarly research.

We are dedicated to the pursuit of the highest standards in the counseling profession.

We are committed to ethical and effective counseling and require our students to adhere to the American Counseling Associations (ACA) code of ethics, as well as those of the National Student Personnel Administrators Association (NASPA) and American College Personnel Association and College Student Educators International (ACPA).

Concentrations

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration is designed to prepare students to function effectively in public or private agencies that provide direct services to clients with mental health and substance abuse issues. Graduates of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling concentration are eligible for licensure as professional counselors (L.P.C.) in Connecticut. 60 credits are required for the master’s degree and licensure in Connecticut and most other states. This program may be accomplished on a full-time or part-time basis.

College Student Personnel Concentration

The College Student Personnel Concentration is designed to prepare students for counseling careers in higher education. The program prepares students for entry-level positions in college and university settings and for careers at institutions of higher education throughout the country. Advanced coursework in this concentration includes classes in career and lifestyle development, organization and administration of higher education, and college student development. This program is 45 credit hours and may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. No special licensing post-degree is required for college student personnel job placement.

De qual departamento farei parte?

College of Arts and Sciences

Opções de estudo

Período integral (CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING: 60 CREDIT HOURS; COLLEGE STUDENT PERSONNEL: 45 CREDIT HOURS)

Valores
USD $760 per credit hour (This fee is for 2019-2020 and it may subject to change for the coming year)

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Data de início

24 Agosto 2020, 19 Janeiro 2021

Localização

College of Arts and Sciences

169 University Avenue,

BRIDGEPORT,

Connecticut,

6604, United States

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

For applicants who have not yet received their Bachelor’s degree certificate/diploma. A minimum score of 80 (IBT); A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.5; A minimum PTE Academic score of 58; A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 95.

Para estudantes internacionais

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or recognized international institution.

You must demonstrate English language proficiency in one of the ways listed below. If you cannot demonstrate English language competency in one of these ways prior to registration, you will be given the University English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB) test upon arrival. If you pass at a satisfactory level, you may be able to begin academic classes.

  • Proof of completion of Advanced Level at the University’s English Language Institute (ELI)
  • Attainment of a satisfactory score on the University of Bridgeport’s English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB)
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT) for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.5 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 58 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 95 for graduates
  • A grade of “C” or better from an accredited American university for one semester of college English Composition
  • An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Services) Level 112
  • An official “O” level or “A” level Certificate indicating a grade of “C” or better in English
  • An EIKEN score of Grade Pre-1 or above for graduates
  • A score of 4 or better on the “English A” Higher Level examination in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program
  • WAEC, WASSE, CXC, etc. – Score of “C” or better on English Language exam

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Sobre a universidade

Localizada a apenas uma hora de Nova York, a universidade fica na região de um parque de 400 acres ao longo da costa de Estreito de Long Island.

  • Bridgeport está localizada próxima à Boston e Nova York
  • 39ª universidade mais diversa dos EUA
  • Bolsas por mérito acadêmico para alunos internacionais
  • Salas de aula pequenas e proporção de 16 alunos por professor