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Columbus State University

Department of Counseling, Foundations, and Leadership

Columbus, GA

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Columbus State University

Overview

Columbus State University / Department of Counseling, Foundations, and Leadership is located in Columbus, GA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) School counseling
Master of Science (MS) Clinical mental health counseling
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership Higher education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational leadership
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School counseling
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and leadership Higher education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and leadership Curriculum
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and leadership Educational leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 18
Other Advanced Degrees 110

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Exit exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

155
Applied
59
Accepted
40
Enrolled
38%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 30th June 30th No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5, four years of professional service
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, graduate 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

556
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.7%
Black or African American 50%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 1.8%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 20
Male (20)
Female (18)

Location & Contact

Address 4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA  31907-5645
United States
Contact Dr. Tom Hackett
Department Chair
Email: hackett_paul@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8968
Fax: 706-569-3134