Fitchburg State College

Graduate and Continuing Education

Counseling Program


160 Pearl Street

Fitchburg, MA 01420

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Counseling Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS in Counseling program is designed to prepare professional counselors as human development teachers or facilitators whose primary function is to help individuals enhance life adjustments, facilitate personal growth, and expand  behavioral competencies so that they can cope more effectively with their environment.  Through the program students increase their self-awareness, their sensitivity to others, and their effectiveness as facilitators as they develop skills in counseling.  The two major programs of study; mental health counseling and school guidance counseling, all fulfill the academic requirements for state licensure in their respective fields. 



Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 54-60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 270

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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