Work Toward a Master's Degree in Counseling on Saturdays
Meet the growing need for counselors in the state of Texas by beginning your master’s degree in counseling at our Dallas location through Weekend College Dallas! A master’s degree in counseling from A&M-Commerce will help you prepare for a variety of counseling careers, including school counseling, clinical mental health counseling, and family therapy. Get started by filling out the form below.
What is Weekend College Dallas?
Weekend College Dallas is designed for students who find it difficult to attend classes during the traditional Monday-Friday schedule. Courses for our Master of Science in Counseling degree program are offered each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the standard 16-week semester from our Dallas location at 8750 North Central Expressway. Through Weekend College Dallas, you can complete one to three classes per semester by attending class just one day a week!
Counseling Weekend Program (MS) :: Majors and emphases copied
Focus Your Passion
The Department of Counseling offers four tracks toward earning your master’s degree in counseling. Explore which option works best for your career interest and lifestyle. All tracks are non-thesis.
Student Affairs (MED)
Gain employment in the university setting through our Student Affairs track. Counseling provides the foundation needed to interact with college students on a daily basis. Graduates often find employment in career services, academic affairs, recruiting and admissions. (Total Hours: 36)
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
Do you want to work in a hospital or private practice? Guide others to better lives with our Clinical Mental Health Counseling track. Our program will help you prepare to work as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas. You’ll serve clientele who have a variety of mental, emotional and behavioral difficulties. With this track, you can also become a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. (Total Hours: 60)
School Counseling (MS)
Make a difference in local schools through our School Counseling track. Learn how to provide guidance and counseling to students of all ages. You must hold a valid teaching certificate and two years of full-time teaching experience to qualify for this program. When you graduate, you’ll be certified as a Professional School Counselor. (Total Hours: 51)
School Counseling with LPC (MS)
Are you interested in helping your school and community? You can become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with this track. Learn the importance of group dynamics, family therapies and diverse assessments through our comprehensive program. (Total Hours: 60)
Study What Interests You
Earn a certificate or licensure as part of your graduate curriculum. These recognitions provide career benefits like higher salaries and job opportunities.
Graduate Program Cost
Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.
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- Commerce, TX 75429-3011