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 (2013)

 Graduates
Master's Degree23
Post-Masters Certificate7

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male3
Female27

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black9
Hispanic1
White20

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: 110
    • Average Hourly Rate: $25.23
    • Average Annual Salary: $52,480

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

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M,D)

Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Mercer University

Macon, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M,D)

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Darton College

Albany, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (C)

Albany State University

Albany, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Guidance Counselor (M)

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