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Guidance Counselor Degree at University of Georgia (UGA)

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Guidance Counselor Degree

The guidance counselor program at University of Georgia 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 Georgia 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. University of Georgia has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Master's Degree
  • Post-Masters Certificate
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Master's Degree25
    Post-Masters Certificate18

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male9
    Female34

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian1
    Black7
    Hispanic2
    White31
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Guidance Counselor program at UGA, 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
    • Athens-Clarke County, GA
      • Total Employment: 190
      • Average Hourly Rate: $21.80
      • Average Annual Salary: $45,340

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 Georgia

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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Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M,D)
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Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Mercer University

Macon, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

23 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

46 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Columbus State University

Columbus, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

41 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Darton College

Albany, GA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (C)
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Albany State University

Albany, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)