M.Ed. On Campus

Counselor Education

Pennsylvania State University

24 months
39248 USD/year
23082 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Professional preparation is offered at the master's level (M.Ed.) with emphasis areas in career counseling, clinical mental health counseling, school counseling, and rehabilitation counseling in this Counselor Education program offered at Pennsylvania State University.


The Counselor Education M.Ed. program at Pennsylvania State University includes 60 to 61 credits depending on the area of emphasis and culminates in a Master's paper in the area of counseling and development.

Learning outcomes

All candidates of this Counselor Education program at Pennsylvania State University are expected to exhibit, in addition to academic competence, effectiveness in interpersonal relations and in both written and oral communication. They also must provide evidence in support of professional counseling activities and involvement in professional organizations. All degree options require students to participate in extensive practicum or fieldwork experience under supervision.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Group Procedures in Guidance and Counseling
  • Introduction to Counseling and Development
  • Counseling Theory and Method
  • Foundations of Career Development and Counseling Information
  • Individual Counseling Procedures
  • Multicultural Counseling: Foundations
  • Applied Testing in Counseling
  • Research in Counselor Education
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Counseling Internship and Integrative Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • All international applicants must take and submit scores for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS 

Tuition Fee

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    39248 USD/year
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  • National

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23082 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for University Park

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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