University of Texas At San Antonio

College of Education and Human Development



One UTSA Circle

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Counseling offers the opportunity for advanced study and professional development in the fields of Community and School counseling. Students may earn credit toward a state-level counseling license to practice in community settings (Licensed Professional Counselor). Credit may also be earned toward a School Counselor endorsement on a Teacher's certificate (or, with additional courses, a Special Education Counselor endorsement.) A thesis option emphasizes the development of research competencies critical to continued graduate-level study.

Admission requirements and prerequisites: An undergraduate degree in Education, Psychology or Sociology is required. Students not meeting this requirement will need to have 18 semester hours of leveling courses in either, psychology, sociology, education or a closely related field. Please contact the department for more information regarding these requirements.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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