University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

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Counselling (MEd)

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Counselling Psychology
Description The Counselling specialization is designed to prepare counsellors to provide professional services and leadership in counselling and psycho-educational programs offered in schools, post-secondary institutions, social service agencies, and community health organizations. Students have the opportunity to choose the type(s) of counselling they wish to focus upon, and to complete periods of supervised clinical practice in practicum settings that are relevant to their interest, based on availability. The program includes an integrated core of required courses, elective courses, and a thesis, project or comprehensive examination. Counselling students are required to complete eight (8) required courses, three (3) elective courses, and a comprehensive examination. Application can be made to the School of Education to enter a thesis or project route after completion of at least 12 credit hours of course work. If approved, the thesis route would consist of eight (8) required courses, one (1) elective, and the thesis, while a project route would consist of eight (8) required courses, two (2) electives, and a project. The course requirements and courses for the Counselling specialization appear below.
Website: Counselling (MEd) at University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Cost per year:
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
Students must submit an application, statement of academic interests, CV or resume, 3 reference letters/assessment reports, 1 official transcript of all post secondary education, application fee and criminal record search.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 21, 2012