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Counseling Psychology

University of Miami

72 months
2170 USD/credit 30380 USD/year
2170 USD/credit 30380 USD/year
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The Counseling Psychology Program from University of Miami, has been fully accredited by The American Psychological Association since 1989 and has a proud tradition of preparing students as scholars, clinicians. 


The program is firmly committed to the foundational values of the discipline of counseling psychology, including its emphasis on prevention, optimal human development, and the promotion of individual, family, and community well-being. The program strives to prepare students who will make a difference in the world through research, scholarship, and reflective practice. The mission of the program from University of Miami is to nurture the development of Counseling Psychology graduate students and faculty as reflective researchers and scientist-practitioners committed to promoting psychological well-being in a multicultural complex world.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of scientific knowledge in psychology and will be able to critically evaluate and conduct research relevant to the practice of counseling psychology.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to engage in competent clinical practice as scientist-practitioners.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to engage in ethical behavior and will be responsive to issues of diversity in multiple contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling
  • Therapeutic Group Procedures
  • Counseling Process and Practice
  • Lifespan Human Development
  • Practicum Laboratory 
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Counseling Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines




84 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • achieve acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the past five years. International applicants whose native language is not English or applicants whose degrees are from a non-U.S. University must pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) and the GRE;
  • provide official transcripts showing completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and an acceptable undergraduate grade point average.
  • provide three letters of recommendation that address the issues and meet the criteria established by the program being applied to;
  • provide a personal statement that addresses the mission and purpose of the program being applied to;
  • resume;
  • take part in an admissions interview (required by some programs); 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 72 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 72 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
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