Master of Education in Counseling & Development - Marriage Couple & Family Counseling Online
Learn how to diagnose mental and emotional disorders and resolve marriage and family conflicts related to divorce, mediation, child rearing, family violence and more.
The M.Ed. in Counseling & Development – Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling is designed to prepare you for the evolving method of evidence-based counseling practice.
In this program, you will gain an understanding of the cross-cultural competencies and skills required to understanding family structures, life-cycle dynamics, intergenerational influences and healthy family functioning. You will also study legal issues, ethical principles, professional standards of conduct and the guiding principles of mental health in the area of counseling.
This M.Ed. is taught by the same award-winning faculty who teach on campus and will prepare you for certification. This online program also meets the educational coursework for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Texas and includes one residency†, one 15-week practicum and one 15-week internship.
The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing Master of Education in Counseling & Development - Marriage Couple & Family Counseling. Our tuition is affordable, and can be paid by the course.
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to action by the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.
Total program cost depends upon transfer hours and program advisement relevant to program requirements. For more information, contact a Lamar University enrollment specialist .
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Our Master of Education in Counseling & Development - Marriage Couple & Family Counseling online program features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.
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The Master of Education in Counseling & Development - Marriage Couple & Family Counseling online program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.
Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online.
Minimum 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 in the institutional bachelor's will not be admitted.
University Admission Requirements
- Online Application & Fee: University requirements will be assessed by the online application through ApplyTexas.org. There is a one-time application fee of $25.
- Transcripts: Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended*
- Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 in the institutional bachelor's degree will not be admitted.
- U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Waivers of any experience or certification requirements will be initiated by Lamar University Admissions staff as necessary in instances where they may not apply, such as applications from states that do not require certification for licensure.
The Department of Counseling Admission Requirements
In addition to University admission requirements, the Department of Counseling requires the following for admission to the program.Instructions for the department application and reference will be e-mailed to you after your ApplyTexas application is processed. Instructions for submitting additional documents will be e-mailed separately if accepted to the program.
- Department Application with essay responses
- Professional reference
Send all required documents to:Lamar University Online Admissions
PO Box 10017
Beaumont, TX 77710
Submit electronically to [email protected]
*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
We reserve the right to review individual applicant qualifications for admission. Final determinations for admission are based upon a number of criteria. We reserve the right to refuse student entrance or terminate a student after admission to a program if, in the judgment of the faculty, the student demonstrates unacceptable professional fitness to practice in their particular field of study with children, youth, and/or adults.
Now that you have completed the Apply Texas application, click here for FAQ’s and next steps in the admissions process.
Courses in the M.Ed. in Counseling & Development – Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling online are designed to meet the educational requirements set forth by the state of Texas for counseling programs in Texas. View information regarding licensure outside the state of Texas.
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