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Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Counseling: School Counselor

University of the Southwest



If you are looking for an online graduate degree program that will guide you in developing the well-rounded knowledge that is needed for succeeding as a school counselor, then the online Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Counseling: School Counselor degree from the University of the Southwest is the ideal program for you.

This online education - counseling school degree will guide students as they study the various theories and practices that are at the heart education, as well as counseling, to gina the expert understanding that is required for providing counseling within any education system.

Topics addressed by the school counseling courses in this program, include:

  • Educational Research
  • Career Development & Life Planning
  • Professional & Ethical Issues in Counseling
  • Counseling techniques
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Counseling Theories
  • Group Counseling
  • Introduction to Family Counseling
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling
  • Psycho-Educational Assessment
  • Psychopathology
  • Program Development & Management

School Counselor is the degree for you. You can choose to finish your coursework within 12 months, on the fast track, which is followed by an internship that is usually completed within a 2-semester timeframe. The 33 credit hours of coursework are delivered and completed online. In addition to the coursework, you are able to complete the two 3-credit-hour practicums and one 3-credit-hour internship of 300 clock hours in your own community.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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