MA - Counselor Education

The College of New Jersey
United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Curriculum

The department offers a forty-eight-credit Master of Arts degree (MA) with options in school counseling and community counseling.

Students in both options complete a core curriculum and specialization courses.

Core Curriculum (thirty-six credits) The core curriculum provides a solid foundation in the following areas: ‰

  • orientation to the counseling profession ‰
  • counseling and consultation skills ‰
  • counseling theory ‰
  • statistics and research ‰
  • measurement and evaluation ‰
  • human growth and development ‰
  • multicultural counseling ‰
  • career counseling ‰
  • community counseling ‰
  • group counseling ‰
  • legal and ethical issues in counseling ‰
  • a supervised 700-hour clinical experience 

Specialization Courses (twelve credits)

COMMUNITY COUNSELING – SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION: 

  • Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy (three credits)
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (three credits)
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction: Individual, Family and Society (three credits)
  • Substance Abuse Education and Prevention (three credits)

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