Guidance Counselor Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Guidance Counselor Degree

The guidance counselor program at Southern University and A&M College 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 Louisiana 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. Southern University and A&M College offers a master's degree program in guidance counselor.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male0
Female8

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black8

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

Upon completion of the Guidance Counselor program at Southern University and A&M College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $23.97
    • Average Annual Salary: $49850

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 Louisiana

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,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M,D)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Our Lady of Holy Cross College

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (B,M)

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

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

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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