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About Program

Master's Program in Guidance and Counseling (Thesis / Non-Thesis) aims at having individuals acquire necessary information, skills and attitudes used for fulfilling counseling services in education, health and industry institutions and organizations efficiently and productively, and making them be expert at the field of guidance and counseling. In this regard, it is targeted to upbring qualitative professionals in the field of guidance and counseling who have a good command of concepts, principles and technqiues of counseling, and who have the ability to manage guidance and counseling services effectively in different institutions and organizations. The graduates from Master's Program in Guidance and Counseling (Thesis) can apply to doctorate programs and work as an academician at universities.

The medium of instruction in Master's program (thesis) is English. Program consists of  21 credits (120 AKTS) containg five compulsory and two elective courses, seminar and thesis.Three remedial courses in the program are for the students who graduated from the departments (except Guidance and Counseling) in Faculty of Education and Psychology. 

The medium of instruction in Master's program (non-thesis) is Turkish. Program consists of 30 credits (100 AKTS) containing eight compulsory, two elective courses and project.There is no remedial course in the program.

Sample Courses in the Program

PCG 501   Contemporary Counseling Theories

PCG 503   Principles and Techniques of Counseling

PCG 505   Principles and Techniques of Group Counseling

PCG 510   Individual Recognition Techniques

PCG 516   Guidance and Counseling in Schools

PCG 518   Guidance and Counseling in Different Populations

PCG 521   Recent Topics in Vocational and Career Counseling

PCG 525   Couple and Family Counseling

PCG 551   Personality Theories

EDGN 528 Research Methods and Techniques in Education