The Department of Counseling and Student Affairs at Western Kentucky University offers CACREP accredited Master of Arts in Education degrees in both Counseling and School Counseling. The Counseling degree offers specializations in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling and in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The graduate counseling programs at Western Kentucky University offer an affordable and comprehensive education designed to prepare graduates to pursue professional licensure and be leaders in their chosen area of specialty as a professional school counselor, licensed professional counselor, or licensed marriage and family therapist.
Courses include: introduction to counseling; classroom guidance; testing and assessment; group counseling; social and cultural diversity; developmental career counseling; human development; counseling theories; techniques of counseling; counseling children and adolescents; play therapy; theories of counseling; professional studies in counseling and marriage and family therapy; mental health diagnosis and treatment; family systems counseling; crisis counseling; and theories of addictions.
- Average Graduate Tuition: $ 1,620.00
- Application Deadline: March 15th for fall and October 15th for spring
- Credits Required: 48 – 60