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