Postgraduate Certificate Online

K-12 School Counseling Emphasis

University of North Dakota

30 months
800 USD/credit 11520 USD/year
800 USD/credit 11520 USD/year
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Effect systemic change within your school as a data-driven and culturally-responsive professional school counselor with a Master of Arts in K-12 School Counseling Emphasis from University of North Dakota.


Make a difference with students and help impact their lives with an M.A. in Counseling (K - 12 School Counseling Emphasis). This online graduate degree prepares you to promote the academic, career, personal and social development of K-12 students.

Why Earn a Master's Degree in a K-12 School Counseling Emphasis at University of North Dakota?

Designed for working professionals, the online program prepares you to work as a school counselor. You'll graduate prepared to help students overcome obstacles and reach their academic and career goals. 

Completion of coursework leads to eligibility for state department of education licensure in North Dakota and may be compatible with licensure requirements in other states.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Life-Span Development in Counseling
  • Methods of Counseling
  • Methods of Research
  • Counseling Research Lab
  • Group Theory and Process
  • Career Counseling
  • Theories of Counseling, Personality & Development
  • Psychology of Women, Gender & Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH




Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university (or be in a combined program).
  • Twenty semester credits of coursework in the behavioral sciences at the undergraduate level
  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.75 for all undergraduate work or a GPA of at least 3.0 for the junior and senior years of undergraduate work
  • Satisfactory performance on the Graduate Record Exam General Test or the Miller Analogies Test.
  • Favorable recommendations and the admission committee’s perception of the “best fit” based on the applicant’s personal statement.
  • Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    11520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 30 months.


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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