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Earn your M.S. in Counseling Psychology at AU. Choose from thesis or non-thesis options in our 2-year program. Develop your counseling skills and gain a deeper understanding of humanity for professional or community work.

M.S. (Counseling Psychology)

Master of Science

2-Year Program

Thesis and Non-Thesis Options

Endeavors to educate and train competent practitioners of counseling psychology who will deliver high-quality human services for the greater understanding of human kind


  1. To help students to develop their skills and experience in preparation for professional counseling for work or community service

  2. To create a greater understanding of humankind and its application

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application form with 6 photos (1”x 1 ½”)

  • Three copies of Home-Registration (Thai) or Passport (International)

  • Three copies of official transcripts and three copies of the certificate of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4

  • Two letters of recommendation from two different people who can attest to their moral character and other trait

  • Take the AU-English Proficiency Test and the interview. The applicants who submitted the TOEFL (iBT) 90 or (P) 575 or IELTS 6.5 or those with the Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, and New Zealand are exempted from the AU English Proficiency Test.

Graduation Requirements

Plan A & B

  • Have completed all the courses of the curriculum (Plan A & B)

  • Have obtained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 (Plan A & B)

  • Have proposed the thesis and passed the final oral thesis defense evaluated by a committee appointed by the university. The final oral defense is open to the public. (Plan A )

  • Have the thesis/part of the thesis published or have obtained an acceptance of its publication in a national or international journal in according with OHEC’S Regulation on criteria for Selection of Academic Journal for Publication of Academic works B.E.2558 or have presented it at a conference and the full paper published in the proceedings. (Plan A)

  • Have obtained library and financial clearance with the University (Plan A & B)

  • Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline (Plan A & B)

  • Have completed Professional Development Experience of 60 hours (Plan A & B)

  • Have passed the oral and / or written comprehensive examination (Plan B)

  • Have proposed the Independent study and passed the final oral independent study defense evaluation by a committee appointed by the University. The final oral defense is open to the public. (Plan B)

  • Have the independent study/part of the independent study published in any retrievable form (Plan B)

Venue & Class Hours

  • Hua Mak Campus, Ramkhamhaeng 24 Rd.

  • Evening class 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.,

  • Weekday Sat 9:00 - 12.00 a.m. and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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