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Program in Counseling and Development College of Education and Human Development George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 84%16%
    student ratio
  • 146
    total students
  • $9,080 | $25,010
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 32%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Counselor Education Master of Education (M Ed)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 49
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 143
    • Accepted 46
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 overall or in last 60 credit hours; 2 copies of official transcripts; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation with recommendation form; 12 credits of undergraduate behavioral sciences; 1, 000 hours of counseling or related experience
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 575 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, Pearson Test of English

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,080
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,010
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,610.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students146
    • Female Percentage84%
    • Male Percentage16%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students146
    • Part-time Percentage75%
    • Full-time Percentage25%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American15%
    • White / Caucasian46%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLeadership, multiculturalism, social justice, and advocacy; global well-being; social psychological, physical, and spiritual health of individuals, families, communities, and organizations
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Counseling and Development

College of Education and Human Development
George Mason University

MSN 4B3
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

George McMahon

Associate Professor

Phone: 703-993-5342
Fax: 703-993-5577
Email: hmcmaho3@gmu.edu

Stephanie O'Neill

Office Manager

Phone: 703-993-2087
Fax: 703-993-5577
Email: soneill@gmu.edu



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