Guidance Counselor Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

Request more information about the guidance counselor program by clicking on the links below:

Guidance Counselor Degree

The guidance counselor program at George Mason 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 Virginia colleges that offer guidance counselor degrees.

Learn more by requesting information now!

Students Enrolled in the Guidance Counselor Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. George Mason University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate0
Master's Degree42

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male3
Female39

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian3
Black6
Hispanic10
White20
Unknown3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

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

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

Description

Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.2% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 4
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.14
    • Average Annual Salary: $68920

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 Virginia

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services (M)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 42 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services (M)

Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 38 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M,D)

Hampton University

Hampton, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services (M)

Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 220 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)
  • Student Counseling and Personnel Services (M)

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 66 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA
Request Information

School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (B,M,D)

Request Information

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

Virtual Tour of Campus

Virtual Tour of George Mason University

College Video Tour

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093