MS in Counseling Psychology

The University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
MS in Counseling Psychology
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) and maintains a mission to provide the knowledge, dispositions, and skills necessary for students to become competent professional counselors and/or seek further graduate study
  • The program provides training in the foundations required of proficient consumers of psychological science
  • As such, students are trained to utilize the science of psychology to inform sound diagnostic and evidence-based interventions consistent with the philosophical underpinnings of Counseling Psychology in serving their clients, community, and the profession
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees932931 INR
Hostel & Meals462877 INR
Insurance167939 INR
Transportation58592 INR
Student Activities Fee2930 INR
Capital Impvt Fee5127 INR
Personal Expenses219720 INR
Misc Fees32958 INR
Books/Supplies95212 INR
Total1045355 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must:
    • hold a baccalaureate degree from an institution approved by a recognized accrediting agency
    • Present evidence, by an official transcript, of a grade point average equivalent to at least 2.75 (calculated on a 4.0 scale) for the last two years (60 hours) of undergraduate study
  • A bachelor's degree in psychology is not required but preferred
  • Students having earned degrees in other academic areas may want to complete some undergraduate coursework prior to entering a graduate program
  • There are no prerequisite classes required to begin the counseling psychology graduate programs; however, students will be expected to demonstrate familiarity with behavioral statistics prior to enrolling in graduate-level coursework in this area
  • Suggested classes include: behavioral statistics, research design, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, learning theories, multicultural counseling, and counseling/personality theories
ExamsTOEFL: 71


GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • English language test Wavier:
    • A student has an SAT verbal score of 500
    • A student has completed a secondary international school (such as the International Baccalaureate, e.g., or an American high school abroad) in which English is the language of instruction, with a minimum grade equivalent to a C in all of their English courses and with attendance in the final three years offered
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