• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

About

The Counselling and Psychology - USA course at International Career Institute (ICI) - USA allows you to enter one of the fastest growing professions. 

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career as a counselor
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a counseling pro in months not years!
  • Study a counseling course that was designed in conjunction with senior members of the profession
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $39 per week

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

If you want to become a counsellor, this course is for you!

The job prospects for counsellors has reached a new all time high. Over the past five years employment in this sector increased by 57.1% to 30 000 (compared to growth of 10.9% for all occupations). More than half of workers (64.5%) are employed full-time. Employment growth over the next five years is expected to grow very strongly (3.2% per annum compared to 1.8% for all occupations).

The demand for counsellors in society enables you to assist those who need assistance via community-based counselling organisations or even by setting up your very own practice which is what most graduates aim to do.

Accreditation

  • This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). 
  • ICI is an Approved Training Provider with the International Association of Complementary Therapists (IICT).
  • ICI is a CMA College Member and is found on the Complementary Medical Association’s Register of Education Providers. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Diploma level - 24 weeks. 
      • Advanced Diploma level - 31 weeks.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling Skills
  • The Counseling Practice
  • Interview Techniques & Questioning
  • Facilitating Solutions
  • Counseling Sessions
  • Problem Solving
  • Counseling Approaches
  • Psychology
  • Mental Health
  • Welfare Practice
  • Communications Techniques
  • Ethics and the Counseling Practice

                      English Language Requirements

                      This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                      Academic Requirements

                      Prerequisites

                      • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enroll directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International

                        1199 USD/full
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 1199 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
                      • National

                        1199 USD/full
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 1199 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
                      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                      • Diploma: $1199
                      • Advanced Diploma: $1599
                      • Pay Upfront  - 10% Off = $1079 or $1439
                      • Weekly Instalment Plan - $39 x 31 weeks or $39 x 41 weeks

                        Funding

                        ICI are passionate about education and providing opportunities for individuals to fulfil their potential. We want to reward outstanding individuals for a variety of achievements and we have a number of scholarships available to a wide variety of courses.

                        • Military Scholarship.
                        • Business Leadership Scholarship - With a competitive job market and more people obtaining a degree qualification than ever before, it is essential for individuals to identify a way to stand out to employers when searching for a job. An ICI Business Scholarship could be for you.
                        • University Scholarship - Currently studying at University? Then an ICI University Scholarship is for you.

                        StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                        The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                        Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.