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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

 

About the Program

The purpose of Guidance and Psychological Counseling Thesis / Non-Thesis Programs; to provide individuals with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to realize the counseling and counseling services offered in educational, health and industrial institutions and organizations effectively and to provide them to specialize in the field of psychological counseling and guidance. Thus, it is aimed to train qualified specialist counselors who are able to effectively manage the guidance and psychological counseling services in different types of institutions and organizations, including the psychological counseling and guidance activities needed in educational institutions, foundations and concepts, principles and techniques of contemporary counseling science. Graduates who have completed the program with thesis can apply to doctorate programs and work as academician in universities.

The language of instruction of the program is English. The program consists of 21 credits (120 ECTS), including five compulsory, two elective, seminars and dissertations. The three scientific preparatory courses in the program are valid for students who are graduated from the Faculty of Education, who come from the field of Guidance and Psychological Counseling and those who come from the field of Psychology.

The language of the program is Turkish. The program consists of 30 credits (100 ECTS), eight compulsory, two elective and project. There is no scientific preparation in the program without thesis.

Examples of Program Courses

PCG 501 Contemporary Counseling Theories

PCG 505 Group Counseling Principles and Techniques

PCG 510 Individual Recognition Techniques

PCG 518 Guidance and Psychological Counseling in Different Populations

EDGN 528 Research Methods and Techniques in Education