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MS - School Counseling

Gain the needed skills and knowledge to take on an expanded role in your school and make a significant contribution to students' well-being. This state-approved, CACREP-accredited online Master's program in School Counseling is built on the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model and includes online course work, field training, and residencies. It's designed to prepare you to deliver and manage contemporary school counseling programs, and act as a school leader who can advocate for the personal, educational and social needs of students.

With your Master's in School Counseling from Capella, you'll learn to apply brief counseling and child/ adolescent development theories and research to school practice. You'll also learn how to deliver culturally, ethnically and life-style sensitive individual and group counseling services to students in school settings.

Common jobs with an online program in school counseling include elementary, middle or high school counselor, guidance counselor or student life counselor. Potential workplaces include public or private schools, nonprofit organization, education corporation or government.
 

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsMaster's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.