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University of Southern Maine

Program in Counselor Education

Portland, ME

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University of Southern Maine

Overview

University of Southern Maine / Program in Counselor Education is located in Portland, ME, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS) Mental health rehabilitation technician/community
Master of Science (MS) Rehabilitation counseling
Master of Science (MS) Clinical mental health counseling
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Counseling
Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS) Culturally responsive practices in education and human development
Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS) Substance abuse counseling
Master of Science (MS) School counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 35
Other Advanced Degrees 8

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 General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
57
Accepted
44
Enrolled
75%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Master's degree

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 March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

142
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.41%
Black or African American 1.41%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7%
Asian 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.41%
Unknown 15.49%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 3
Male (3)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Counselor licensure, group dynamics, counseling theories, healthy adaptation, counselor educator well-being
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME  04103
United States
Contact Adele Baruch
Program Coordinator
Email: abaruch@usm.maine.edu
Phone: 207-780-5317