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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Counseling

Charlotte, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Counseling is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counselor education and supervision
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Substance abuse counseling
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Play therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling
(Post-Master's Certificate) School counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 74
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

261
Applied
142
Accepted
86
Enrolled
54%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited university, minimum overall GPA of 3.0, brief statement of purpose, professional references, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in counseling from a CACREP-accredited program with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; one year of experience as a professional counselor (preferred); letters of reference; essay; interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, three reference letters

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 557
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

217
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.83%
Black or African American 23.5%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.38%
Unknown 4.61%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 11
Male (8)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: College-student athletes, racial identity development, college and career readiness, sexual minority parenting, counseling and advocacy in judicial settings/humanistic counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,000

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Henry L. Harris
Chair
Email: hharris2@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-8971

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