China: Study Abroad Counseling

Program Description

Students will attend two workshops during the spring semester focusing on consultation, cross-cultures and research methods.  Students will then work in small groups to select a topic with the intended outcome being a consultation, an intervention, or research project.

Examples of project topics include: instructional design in high school; interventions for student behavioral problems; applying technology in teaching and learning; counseling practice, including counseling Chinese students and families; and challenges for career development of college students.

The program will consist of pre-travel workshops, site visits to universities in China including Beijing Normal University, Beijing Royal School, other major universities and schools, as well as group consultation/intervention/research activities under the guidance and support of the NC State faculty directors, local mentors, and BNU students. Students will be expected to finish a draft/outline of the report in Beijing and submit a final report to the faculty leader instructor within a month after the trip.


Students will enroll in one of the following courses for a total of three credits

  • ECD 692 – Research Projects in Counselor Education
  • ECD 892 – Doctoral Research Projects


Accommodation will be in a hotel on the campus of Beijing Normal University.

Bed linens are provided.  Students will have access to internet, library, and computer labs at the university.

Excursions & Events

Students will travel to the Great Wall, Palace and other places of cultural and historical importance.

Program Fee: $2775 ( 3 credit hours Tuition, Oversea accommodations, All oversea meal, Local transportation, and International health insurance )

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For more information please contact:

Dr. S. Raymond Ting

Professor, Director of Graduate Program

Curriculum, Instruction & Counselor Education, College of Education



Dr. Ivonne Chirino-Klevans


Phone: 919.513.0083

Office: Campus Box 7271