The School Counseling program prepares students to be effective leaders and advocates as school counselors while earning a M.Ed. in Counseling and School Counselor Certification PK-12 grades. The 51 credit hour program consists of:

  • Core counseling courses,
  • School counseling courses and
  • 700 hours of field work, resulting in a strong foundation for serving our school students.

For more information, please view the Graduate Catalog or visit the Graduate College website.

Our curricula, teaching and standards are guided by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). Instruction correlates content into the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model and student standards. Experience the joy of interacting with school students to help them discover new pathways in the academic, career and personal-social areas of their school journey! Contact our Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Peter J. Boccone, for more information.

Read more about the admission requirements on our Apply Now page.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education requires applicants for School Counseling Certification to be U.S. Citizens.

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