M.Ed. On Campus

School Counseling

Florida Atlantic University

12 months
20536 USD/year
20536 USD/year
7440 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Education with a specialization in School Counseling at Florida Atlantic University is geared to prepare graduates to implement comprehensive school counseling programs based on research and national standards. Graduates will be eligible for certification as school counselors K-12.


The School Counseling emphasis at Florida Atlantic University of this masters degree program is developmental in nature and focuses on prevention and early intervention, and the skills children and adolescents need in order to be successful.FAU graduates receive coursework and supervised field experience in four direct counseling services which become the backbone of their program as school counselors. 

Learning outcomes

These four direct services are: Individual counseling, group counseling, classroom guidance and consulting with teachers and parents.Some of the specific group and classroom guidance topics professional school counselors lead include: school success skills, social skills, career awareness, anger management, conflict resolution, violence prevention, and dealing with divorce and loss.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Processes in Counseling 
  • Counseling Theories and Techniques 
  • Life Span Development 
  • Appraisal and Evaluation in Counseling
  • Group Counseling 
  • Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Counseling 
  • Fundamentals of School Counseling 
  • Counseling Children 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of study from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score and/or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score taken within the last 5 years
  • Scores are required regardless of GPA
  • Official transcript or transcript evaluation reflecting bachelor’s degree
  • Immunization
  • Residency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20536 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7440 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boca Raton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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