University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

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Education - Counselling (MEd)

University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

Faculty:Graduate Programs
Field of Study:Counselling Psychology
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $7,313


The Counselling specialization is designed to prepare counsellors to provide professional services and leadership in counselling and psycho-educational programs offered in schools, post-secondary institutions, social service agencies, and community health organizations. Students have the opportunity to choose the type(s) of counselling they wish to focus upon, and to complete periods of supervised clinical practice in practicum settings that are relevant to their interest, based on availability. The program includes an integrated core of required courses, elective courses, and a thesis, project or comprehensive examination.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    In addition to the admission application requirements outlined in Section 1.0 of the Graduate Studies Admissions and Regulations, applicants are required to undergo a criminal record search and provide evidence of this prior to being considered for admission. Refer to Graduate General Regulations and Policies.
    Application Notes : Criminal record search
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 19, 2022