New Jersey Graduate Counseling Schools & Programs

New Jersey Graduate Counseling Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs

New Jersey City University Graduate School of Educational Leadership and Counseling:

This is one of the leading centers in the state of New Jersey for advanced professional and academic training in the field of education. Students in this school have access to a number of internship and clinical practice opportunities. Students also work with faculty members, all of whom are professionals and scholars with years of experience. Students are granted access to current methods of technology and the newest software, databases, and technology. The school also offers part-time programs and online courses for working professionals who cannot leave the workforce to enroll in full-time programs.

Master of Arts in Counseling:

This is a graduate program for students who would like to become counselors. The program begins with an introduction to advanced methods of research and analysis. Students learn about current methods, theories, and practices related to the field of counseling. Students take classes in psychology, sociology, and education. Students choose individual areas of concentration that will determine their areas of expertise and the nature of the electives they take. Students attend lectures and participate in discussions with students and faculty members. Students also participate in internships that grant them experience. Graduate students consult faculty advisors who help them to complete their master's thesis papers. Students who complete this program are qualified to act as community counselors.

Master of Arts in Counseling with School Counselor Certification:

This program is for graduate students who would like the option to become school counselors. Students choose areas of concentration, such as elementary school, secondary school, or mental health counseling. Students take courses that introduce them to advanced methods of research, analysis, interpretation, and application. Students perform internships in schools that prepare them for careers in the field. Students also prepare master's thesis papers with the help of faculty advisors. Students who complete this course may work as school counselors or community counselors. They also become administrators and leaders in the education and counseling fields.

Contact Information:

Address: New Jersey City University, 2039 Kennedy Boulevard Jersey City, New Jersey 07305-1597

Phone Number: (877) 652-8472

Rutgers Graduate School of Education:

The school offers a number of programs, degrees, and certificates for students and working professionals. Students have access to the most current technology and participate in a number of internships and clinical study experiences.

Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology:

This program introduces graduate students to advanced methods of research, theories, and practices in the counseling psychology field. Students attend lectures and participate in discussions. Students meet with faculty members to discuss projects and careers goals. Students who complete this program may become counselors in schools or in communities. They may serve as administrators and advisors in schools and government agencies. Many students attend PhD degree programs.

Contact Information:

Address: Graduate School of Education, 10 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1183

Phone Number: (732) 932-7496

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