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Masters in Career Counseling

Students pursuing a Master's in Career Counseling often touch on a wide variety of subjects including career counseling theory, communications, law and ethics, individual and group assessments, and research principles. They can add studies to include organizational behavior and counseling for career change. Most students complete a core set of studies as well as completing a Master's thesis project. These programs usually take two years to complete full time. While studying, many students experience hands-on counseling classes as well as observing counseling done by others.

For those that do not have the time to attend traditional brick-and-mortar classrooms, online degree programs open up many possibilities. Career Counseling Master’s Programs offered online hold the same professional strength as those obtained by attending a traditional university. These classes usually cost less than traditional university tuition. For those attending classes, the level of convenience is phenomenal. They can do their class work when they have the time instead of scheduling their life around attending a traditional class. They can study when they complete their job and family obligations at the end of the day. They can do it on the weekend or early morning as well.

In the current economic times, more and more people are looking to change careers. That means more opportunities for people looking to get into career counseling. Even when the economy picks up, there will always be a need for counselors to help people transition between careers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, experts expect job growth to be almost 20% over the next decade for career counselors. Most counselors begin at salary is around $30,000 to $40,000. Those in private practice tend to make more than those working for public agencies do. This can vary greatly though due to geographical location as well as the industry.

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