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Hofstra University

Programs in Counseling

Hempstead, NY

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Overview

Hofstra University / Programs in Counseling is located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Rehabilitation counseling in mental health
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Counseling
Professional Diploma (PD) Rehabilitation administration
Master of Arts (MA) Creative arts therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Marriage and family therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Mental health counseling
(Advanced Certificate) Interdisciplinary transition specialist
(Advanced Certificate) Rehabilitation counseling
(Advanced Certificate) Mental health counseling Alcohol and substance abuse
Professional Diploma (PD) Counseling
(Advanced Certificate) Rehabilitation counseling in mental health
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Rehabilitation counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 66
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Internship, practicum, student teaching, seminars, minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

131
Applied
104
Accepted
52
Enrolled
79%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, letters of recommendation, portfolio, essay, professional experience, certification
Additional Entrance Requirements Interview, letters of recommendation, essay, professional experience, resume, master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

170
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 12.35%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.59%
Two or more races 1.18%
Unknown 5.29%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Couple and family therapy infidelity; creative arts impact on Parkinson's disease; LGBTQ inclusion; substance abuse/heroin addiction's racial identity, multicultural issues, white privilege, Latinos, school counseling and the intensity of the high school curriculum
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Jamie Mitus
Chairperson
Email: jamie.s.mitus@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-5759

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