About the Program

Guidance and Psychological Counseling (GPC) Master Program aims to train the specialist psychological counselors who can give the effective services to the GPC field. 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 a quality service in the direction of contemporary education understanding and ethical principles, this program provides important contributions to both the academic and personal development of the trainees. The Guidance and Counseling Graduate Program is a program based on the applicated of in 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 MA Program, in addition to compulsory courses in education, many elective courses take place in for keeping up with the day's conditions. In the program there are many courses options in group and individual psychological counseling; Child abuse, cognitive behavioral therapies, family counseling, scientific research techniques and the like. Guidance and Psychological Counseling MA Program offers the widest range of educational opportunities in terms of being able to develop themselves towards becoming a specialist. Theoretical lectures in the program are carried out in the technology classes where interactive boards are used, the application courses are conducted in the psychological counseling laboratory which has suitable facilities for supervision studies. Our students have the opportunity to benefit from University library which has a large number of electronic and printed publications, for their projects, assignments and research.

Career Areas

Guidance and Psychological Counseling Students who graduate from the program can work as psychological counselors in educational institutions, special education institutions, pre-school education institutions, rehabilitation centers, psychological counseling centers of universities, human resources departments of companies. Students who have completed our graduate program can also have special work office as a specialist psychological consultant if they wish. Our Students, while carrring 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. While our students and graduates progress in their career steps, take positions in associations, non-governmental or govermental organizations which are provide services in their professional fields.


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


1-2 Years