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School Counseling

Advance Your Career with an Online Masters in School Counseling

University of the Southwest's Master of Science in Education, School Counseling is a 42-credit, fully online degree program designed to prepare you for licensure as a school counselor in elementary, middle, and high school settings. 

With coursework in counseling theories and techniques; counseling ethics; career development; and group, family and child/adolescent counseling, you will develop the knowledge and skillset to interact with students from varying backgrounds and serve as an advocate for their academic, career and personal success. You will learn how to:

  •  Focus on the relations and interactions between students and their school environment with the expressed purpose of reducing the effect of environmental and institutional barriers that impede student academic success
  • Assist students with evaluating and considering future educational and career paths
  • Provide an atmosphere where all students can learn
  • Practicums and an internship are required and can be completed in a variety of settings. 

Out-of-State-Residents: Please contact your state's department of education to determine if University of the Southwest's program meets your state's licensing and certification regulations.

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Why Choose University of the Southwest?

  • Our regionally accredited online university will ensure that your degree & education is respected
  • Our 100% online degree programs allow you to get your degree on your own time and schedule
  • Federal financial aid, military aid, corporation sponsorship, and assistance for educators are available for qualified students

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To begin your educational journey, fill out the form on the right hand side or call 1-833-879-4723 and we'll make sure you get the information you need. Get started today!