College of Humanities and Sciences

Master of Science in Counseling/School Counseling



Next session begins JAN 15.
Some program start times may vary.

Location 85040 Please enter a 5 digit valid zipcode
Format: Online Campus Competency Based Education Online & Campus Not Available

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What you'll study

Help pave a path to success for the next generation of students by earning a Master of Science in Counseling with a specialization in School Counseling. You’ll learn the theories you need to address real counseling scenarios with your future students. Professional School Counselors are prepared to provide assessment and evaluation, in addition to personal, academic, social, developmental and career counseling to K-12 students. Take the valuable skills of insight, evaluation and leadership from the classroom to the school counseling office, and positively impact the lives of others in schools and the community.

Your curriculum covers a broad array of counseling content, including individual educational and personal guidance, group counseling and more. Develop an effective counseling style, based on the experience you gain during your clinical hours under the direct supervision of professional school counselors. You’ll learn from experts in the field, keeping your skillset relevant to standards of the profession – then feel confident knowing you’ll have the tools you need before setting off into the working world.

Requirements and prerequisites

You'll need XXX credits to complete this program, which will be earned from a required course of study. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

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There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Transferring applicable prior college credits can help you finish your degree faster.

Test Day Preparation

Through the MSC/SC program, you’ll be prepared to sit for the PRAXIS II - School Counseling test.

Relevant Training

The MSC/SC program meets education requirements set forth by the Utah State Board of Education for School Counseling practice. Your coursework matters and holds weight in the real world, so you’ll be ready to tackle your career head on.

Practice What You've Learned

Complete your program with a school counseling internship, applying what you’ve learned by using it in a school setting.

Go at a Flexible Pace

Continue your education at a flexible pace, taking one class at a time.

In Line with Best Practices

The program’s coursework is finely tuned to parallel the standards of the field, so you’ll be adequately prepared for your counseling profession.

Connect with Experienced Faculty

Our experienced faculty are available to guide you and address your questions – they’ve been exactly where you are and they’re here for you.

Make an informed choice

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