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Counseling Psychology for Military and Police Forces

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Counseling Psychology for Military and Police Forces

Students learn practical counseling techniques focusing on the military and police and can earn counseling qualifications for these areas and other fields.

Training students to be future counseling experts by providing courses that focus on leadership and counseling practices.

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Educational Objective

The Department of Counseling Psychology for Military and Police Force of Hanyang Cyber University aims to cultivate professionals with problem-solving skills through problem evaluation and counseling techniques that can be used to solve various problems faced in the military and police environments. The program covers a range of courses related to counseling as well as methods for psychological evaluation and the creation of counseling programs that are relevant for the military and police organizations. Furthermore, the department provides assistance to students who are interested in obtaining related certifications in the field of counseling.

Department Features

Hanyang Cyber University's Department of Counseling Psychology for Military and Police Force provides practical counseling programs and certifications that are relevant to the military and police organizations. Faculty with solid backgrounds in counseling theories and proven expertise in the counseling psychology field provide classes designed for students to gain practical knowledge and techniques that focus on direct application to the military and police fields. The program offers a nano-degree based on qualifications, granting not only a degree, but also a certificate granted by the university president.


Producing the next generation of experts in psychological counseling for the military and police fields

In order to proactively address various psychological problems that are likely to occur within the military and police forces, and to quickly and efficiently resolve post-crisis issues, the department designed a program that focus on counseling practice programs.

In addition, in order to promoting the peace and well-being, the program offers organized courses that covers various theories and techniques designed to achieve a harmonious balance between work and home life by teaching ways to reduce stress on while improving interpersonal relations within the military and police organizations and promoting healthy relationships with children and spouses.

Detailed Major Courses

The Department of Counseling Psychology for Military and Police Force operates a variety of courses to train future professionals in military and police counseling. Students in the program can receive support to obtain a counseling expert certificate in the field of military and police or youth and general counseling first and second grades. Students will learn basic knowledge of their majors through courses in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Youth Coaching and Counseling as well as Military and Police Counseling. From their 3rd year, students will learn in-depth knowledge about their specific area of interest can be either the military counseling track or the police counseling track. Seniors can study about real military and police counseling case subjects and subjects related to career change after discharge or retirement.

Support Benefits and Education Features

Personality tests and counseling techniques required in the military and police fields are organized in a program class format that makes it easy to understand, so students can easily apply them to their workplace when needed, after taking the subject, allowing them to experience competence and satisfaction as a beginning counseling expert. In addition to the regular curriculum, there are online certification classes for practical exams in major counseling fields, including the regular curriculum, to actively assist current students and graduates in obtaining a certificate in the field of counseling. This certificate can be especially useful to those seeking a job change.

In addition, for students who find studying difficult due to the nature of their jobs, additional courses are offered such as parent-child education and couple/family counseling to promote healthy relationships and contentment of children and spouses. There are additional scholarships for students as well as their family members if spouse or children are admitted.

The department is dedicated to producing counseling experts in the military and police, and support for job change by training professional counselors for military service life, victim counselors in the police field, and youth counselors and youth leaders. The department also provides additional special online courses for national certificates including for youth counselor, youth instructor, clinical psychologist, etc., and private certificates for a military counselor, victim counselor, counseling psychologist, etc.) and written test subjects for various certifications.

Students can obtain additional degrees such as for hacking security and forensic investigation experts through the convergence fusion nano-degree course for other departments' majors.

By promoting a comprehensive personal network through online/offline student communities, the department encourages students and graduates to share information and experiences, and to develop networks to produce competent military-police counseling experts with practical counseling knowledge and insightful interpersonal skills.
Characteristics of Education Infrastructure
  • Support for admission to leading domestic and international graduate schools
  • Support for obtaining certificates related to the counseling practice
  • Offline special lectures to supplement learning
  • Credit exchange with Hanyang University
  • Premium educational contents from top professors at home and abroad
  • Active university alumni network
  • Cultivating knowledge and strengthening expertise through the curriculum
  • Student welfare benefits and courses linked to overseas internships

Department Prospects and Careers

  • Barrack Life Expert Counselor (Psychological Counselor)

    Currently, the Ministry of Defense selects counselors who specialize in barrack life of the army, navy, and air force, among the general public and soldiers. As the problem of military maladjustment is taken seriously, it is highly likely that the number of military counselors will be increased. Thus, graduates of the program can seek employment as professional counselors to solve the problems of soldiers, working in military-related organizations such as subordinate units and training centers.

  • Military Counseling Psychologist

    With a certificate awarded by the Korean Military Counseling Association, graduates can seek employment as professional counselors for military units whose role would include conducting various psychological evaluations and counseling for soldiers and military personnel.

  • Victim Psychology Specialist

    A license awarded by the National Police Agency recognizes those who have graduated from this department and have worked (research) experience of more than 2 years in the field of psychological counseling. Recipients can seek employment as victim psychological experts for the police.

  • Youth Counselor

    After obtaining the Youth Counselor Certificate (National Certificate), recipients can seek employment at youth counseling centers, social welfare institutions, and university counseling offices..

  • Youth instructor

    After obtaining the Youth Instructor Certificate (National Certificate), recipients can seek employment in youth training facilities including youth training centers, youth training halls, youth hostels, youth culture houses, and youth-specific facilities to work with youth groups.

  • Others

    Graduates can seek employment as professional counselors in relevant fields by acquiring national and academic certificates such as for counseling psychologist, clinical psychologist, social worker, vocational counselor, etc.

Careers after Graduation

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Programs

  • Online Education Program for Creative Talent

    Modern Education Infrastructure
    Covering the latest trends through specialized fields of study
    Courses that can be immediately applied in the real world
    Specialized Professional Tracks
    Support for obtaining youth counselor, clinical psychologist, counseling psychologist certificates
    Subdivided into four stages of Basic, Major, General Studies Core, and Advanced
    Hi-tech Online Education
    Online classes that can be accessed anytime, anywhere
    Support for student discussion classes for a collaborative learning environment
    Support for Online Learning Tailored to Students’ Needs
    Flexible lecture schedule allows for convenient learning such as self-study and self-practice
    Flexible curriculum that allows both work and study
    High-quality General Studies Subjects
    Comprehensive educational contents in five areas, including the humanities and social sciences
    Availability of extra classes such as for obtaining certificates and utilizing programs
  • Professional Networking through OFFLINE Support System

    Support for Master's and Doctoral Degrees
    Guidance on admission to renowned domestic and overseas graduate schools such as Hanyang University and Sejong University
    Support for scholarship benefits when entering Hanyang Cyber University Graduate School
    Domestic and Overseas Offline Meetings
    Encouraging study atmosphere through offline meetings including for thesis writing and presentations
    Overseas field trips that include special lectures by experts
    Support for Obtaining Various Certificates
    Preparatory classes offered for obtaining national and private licenses
    Guidance of license acquisition, which can be advantageous for employment and entrepreneurship
    Mentoring Service to Help Students Adapt
    Providing opportunities for information exchange through active club activities
    Operation of programs for both current students and graduates
    Welfare benefits for Students in Need
    Discounts on medical treatment for students and their family members when using the Hanyang University Medical Center
    Support for credit exchange with Hanyang University and use of its various facilities
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