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Community and Trauma Counseling, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Community and Trauma Counseling program is offered by Thomas Jefferson University. These programs allow students to seamlessly complete undergraduate and graduate degrees in less time than would be required to complete both of these degrees separately.  

Students selecting this option can choose between the Health Sciences or Psychology majors as undergraduates.  For qualified students, graduate Community and Trauma Counseling coursework begins in the student’s senior year (or equivalent) after all undergraduate college studies and major coursework has been successfully completed.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    72 credit hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation to the Counseling Profession
  • Practicum I-Theory and Practice of Counseling
  • Psychopathology
  • Foundations of Trauma Counseling
  • Neurobiology of Trauma
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Practicum 
  • Advanced Counseling Theory and Practice
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Social and Cultural Diversity
  • Group Work in Community and Trauma Counseling
  • Addictions Theory and Practice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Completed Application for Graduate Admissions
  • Official Academic Transcripts
  • Current Resume/CV
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Essay
    • 800-1000 words
    • Personal reflection on your reasons for choosing a career in counseling, and specifically trauma-focused counseling.
    • Highlight personal qualities or characteristics that will serve you well in this graduate program and in the counseling profession more broadly.
  • Interview With Program Faculty Members

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40680 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    40680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40680 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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