MA in Professional Counseling

Amberton University
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
March June September December
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Proficient in the English language (reading, writing, speaking).
  • Submission of Application for Admission along with non-refundable processing fee. Due to documentation requirements, the online application cannot be submitted by International students. A paper Application for Admission, along with all required supporting documentation, must be submitted to the University for processing.
  • Successful completion of earned bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. regional association of colleges and schools as evidenced by the submission of official transcripts. Submit official transcripts of all colleges attended.
  • For degrees earned outside of the United States, evidence that the academic work completed is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree. 
  • Submitting an acceptable Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination score. At the time of enrollment, the test score must be less than two years old. Minimum test scores are as follows:
    • 80 TOEFL IBT (Internet-based test)
    • 550 TOEFL (Paper-based test)
    • 215 TOEFL (Computer-based test)


I. Required Graduate Studies:    

  •  Theory & Application of Research Methods

II. Major Requirements   

  • Counseling Ethics    
  • Professional Counseling   
  • Theories/Methods in Counseling
  • Counseling Assessment   
  • Life Span Development    
  • Career Counseling/Guidance 
  • Group Counseling/Therapy   
  • Dysfunctional Behavior   
  • Marriage & Family Therapy  
  • Advanced Counseling Skills & Techniques
  • Multicultural Counseling    
  • Pre-Practicum Professional Counseling  
  • Practicum I  
  • Practicum II   

III. Counseling Elective

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