School of Graduate Studies
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912
Master of Education with a Major in Counselor Education
The Counselor Education Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree graduate program prepares students for professional careers as either school counselors or counselors in community mental health or private practice settings. Most courses require outside field experiences, coordinated by the faculty, to help students gain a sense of both professions early in their professional training.
• Clinical Mental Health Counseling
• School Counseling
Financial aid is available. Graduate students use the standard application process for federal aid, scholarships, and the HOPE Scholarship Programs (if applicable). As a graduate student, you may qualify for scholarships, loans, and employment. Graduate Assistantship (GA) positions are offered to selected full-time graduate students to assist with general departmental/programmatic needs. The typical standard hourly rate for graduate assistants is currently $8.00. As part of the GA package, students also pay a reduced tuition rate of $25 per semester (plus all student fees).
Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999