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Guidance Counselor Degree at Austin Peay State University (APSU)

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Guidance Counselor Degree

The guidance counselor program at Austin Peay State University prepares students for careers as university professors, school administrators, and educational consultants, as well as school counselors. The program focuses on applying theory and principles of guidance and counseling to the provision of support for the personal, social, educational, and vocational development of students, as well as organizing guidance services within educational institutions. Program courses include: legal and professional requirements, therapeutic counselor intervention, vocational counseling, and related sociological and psychological foundations. Get more details below including other Tennessee colleges that offer guidance counselor degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Guidance Counselor Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. APSU offers a master's degree program in guidance counselor.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male2
Female19

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Black3
White16

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Guidance Counselor program at Austin Peay State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors

  • Description:

    Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, educational, vocational, and school counselors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.0% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Clarksville, TN-KY
      • Total Employment: 200
      • Average Hourly Rate: $22.59
      • Average Annual Salary: $46,980

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Guidance Counselor Programs in Tennessee

Guidance Counselor programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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The University of Tennessee - Martin

Martin, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Freed - Hardeman University

Henderson, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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University of Memphis

Memphis, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M,D)
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Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Carson - Newman College

Jefferson City, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)