Counseling Psychology Program at Southern University and A&M College

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Counseling Psychology Program

The counseling psychology program at Southern University and A&M College prepares students for careers as school counselors, academic counselors, marriage and family counselors, substance abuse counselors, and mental health counselors. The program focuses on rendering of therapeutic services to individuals and groups experiencing psychological problems and exhibiting distress symptoms. Program courses include: counseling theory, therapeutic intervention strategies, testing and assessment methods and procedures, group therapy, marital and family therapy, child and adolescent therapy, supervised counseling practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations. Get more details below including other Louisiana colleges that offer counseling psychology program.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Counseling Psychology program at Southern University and A&M College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Counseling Psychologists

Description

Assess and evaluate individuals' problems through the use of case history, interview, and observation and provide individual or group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, counseling psychologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Average Hourly Rate: $43.89
    • Average Annual Salary: $91290

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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

Other schools offering Counseling Psychology Programs in Louisiana

Counseling Psychology 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,...)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Counseling Psychology (M)
  • Educational Psychology (M)

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Community Psychology (D)
  • Counseling Psychology (D)
  • Organizational Psychology (D)

Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Shreveport, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Counseling Psychology (M)
  • Educational Psychology (M)

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Contact Information

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2430

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2790

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,261