Florida Gulf Coast University

College of Education

School Counseling M.A.


10501 FGCU Boulevard, South

Fort Myers, FL 33965

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

School Counseling M.A.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Counseling program offers an M.A. in School Counseling. Students in the School Counseling program take coursework in the areas of human development, legal and ethical issues of the profession, career development, appraisal methods, counseling theories, groupwork, practicum and research, and program evaluation. Additional specialized courses focusing on school counseling are offered in areas such as internship,special populations, consultation, and professional development. Students are engaged in field-based activities during almost every enrollment. Students without prior training as teachers who wish to become certified school counseling professionals must complete additional courses in classroom management, curriculum and instruction, and reading.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL or IELTS scores if earned bachelor's degree outside the US in a country where English is not the official language. 4-year regionally accredited undergraduate degree, 1 of the following: a GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 undergraduate semester hours, 1000 or higher on quantitative and verbal sections of GRE, 400 or higher on the MAT, OR a regionally accredited graduate degree. (Note: All applicants must submit GPA and test scores from GRE or MAT.), 3 recommendations from professionals in the field, Students without prior teacher certification/eligibility must pass all subsections of FTCE General Knowledge Test, A written statement of career goals, Participate in interview, For complete list of admissions requirements, please see academic catalogue for program.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 57

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 371.92 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 6500 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 12400 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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