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Community Counseling, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Claremore, OK, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Community Counseling degree is designed to foster an understanding of counseling theories, social issues, and effective counseling practice with a diverse population.

Overview

The degree will prepare students to work with children, adults, families, and groups in numerous human service settings.

Students will be prepared for entry-level positions in community mental health centers, youth and family service agencies, child and family caseworkers, state health and human services departments, substance abuse treatment programs, addiction specialists, correctional facilities, detention centers, and director of residential programs.

Students will be prepared to continue their education in graduate programs in psychology, counseling and human services, leading to licensure as a licensed professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, behavioral practitioner, and alcohol and drug abuse counselor.

Students will gain the knowledge and skills to complete the certification requirements of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, as well as other certification programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early application is encouraged.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling and Ethics
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Community Counseling Theory and Practice
  • Intervention Strategies
  • Group Dynamics
  • Research and Evaluation in Counseling
  • Senior Seminar: Capstone Experience
  • Human Sexuality

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • Submit the Application for Admission and the $20 application fee
  • Submit Statement of Understanding
  • Submit ACT or SAT scores, if fewer than 24 US-equivalent college credit hours earned. Information on these programs may be found at act.org and www.sat.org.
  • Supply official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Official high school transcript with English translation, if fewer than 24 US-equivalent college credit hours earned
  • All official transcripts with an official stamp or seal on the documents from all current and previous colleges or universities attended and/or submit an attested copy verified by an authorized agency
  • Transfer students may also be asked to provide course syllabi and/or descriptions for evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Claremore

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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