The Department of Counseling and Family Therapy offers coursework leading to the Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees, to state certification in elementary and secondary guidance and counseling, to eligibility for licensing as a professional counselor (state), and to eligibility for board certification in counseling (national). The M.Ed. programs along with the Ph.D. in Counseling are all fully nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis is a degree program with a clear and focused mission. It is designed to prepare leaders who are competent at identifying and solving complex problems in education, in general, and counseling, in particular. It is targeted to train counselor educators, supervisors of counselors-in- training, supervisors in and administrators of counseling service agencies or organizations, and practitioners with a well-grounded knowledge base.
All programs are fully nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission through 2018.
International Student Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.5
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 90-102
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $415.20 instate; $608.40 nonresident USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999