About the Program

Guidance and Psychological Counseling (GPC) Master’s Program aims to train specialist psychological counselors who can provide the GPC field with effective services. This program enhances the theoretical and practical competence of individuals who will serve in the field of guidance and counseling, with training in areas such as school psychological counseling, family counseling, mental health psychological counseling and career counseling. Providing high-quality service in light of contemporary education understanding and ethical principles, this program makes important contributions to both the academic and personal development of its students. The Guidance and Counseling Graduate Program is based on the applications of the national and international standards, based on student-centered and contemporary education understanding that always respects ethical rules and principles.

Education Opportunities

In the Guidance and Psychological Counseling Master’s Program, in addition to the compulsory courses in education, many elective courses are offered to help students keep up with today's conditions. In the program, there are many courses with options in group and individual psychological counseling; child abuse, cognitive behavioral therapies, family counseling, scientific research methods and other related areas. The program offers the widest range of educational opportunities for students to develop themselves towards becoming a specialist.
Theoretical lectures in the program are carried out classrooms with technological equipment where interactive boards are used, the practical courses are held in the psychological counseling laboratory which has suitable facilities for supervision studies. Our students have the opportunity to benefit from the university library which has a large number of electronic and printed publications for students’ projects, assignments and research.

Career Areas

Guidance and Psychological Counseling Master’s Program graduates can work as psychological counselors in educational institutions, special education institutions, pre-school education institutions, as well as rehabilitation centers, psychological counseling centers of universities and human resources departments of companies. Students who have completed our graduate program can also open their own offices to work as specialist psychological consultants if they wish. Our students, while carrying on to the graduate program of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, they also conduct scientific researches related to the field, make publications and participate in symposiums and conferences related to the field. Our graduates progress in their careers by taking positions in associations, non-governmental or governmental organizations to offer their professional services.

Contact

Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Çevik Uraz Center, CU244
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institute E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr

Duration

1-2 Years

Degree

MA

Language

Turkish/English