Malaysian Counselors’ Self-Efficacy: Implication for Career Counseling

Ab Rahim Bakar, Noor Syamilah Zakaria, Shamsiah Mohamed


The present study was intended to measure Malaysian counselors’ self-efficacy. The finding shows that
Malaysian school counselors have high self-efficacy. Self-efficacy correlated significantly with work experience
as a counselor. The study also shows that counselors with postgraduate education are more effacious than their
counterparts who have an undergraduate degree only. Counselors’ self-efficacy does not differ as a function of
gender and program of study. However, what is important is their experiences and advance education.

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