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M.Sc. On Campus

School Counseling

Syracuse University

24 months
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31212 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in School Counseling at Syracuse University prepares students to work with children of all ages in urban, rural and suburban K-12 school settings. Beginning with their first courses, students gain practical hands-on experiences that prepare them for their clinical placements in schools. 

Overview

Key facts

Programs include extensive fieldwork opportunities in which students gain hands-on experience working with students and clients in a wide range of counseling and educational settings. Students work closely with their advisor, and the fieldwork coordinator to identify settings that meet their individual interests and career goals. The faculty is nationally recognized for their leadership in the profession and all classes are taught by skilled experts and experienced clinicians.

The faculty is deeply committed to the growth and development of their students; faculty work closely with both our master’s and doctoral students. Students are trained in the most current information in counseling and provided the opportunity to develop their skills and succeed in their chosen area of specialization. The department’s goal is to prepare national leaders in counseling. It seeks to develop a diverse group of professionals who will excel in knowledge, skills, commitment, and service in a wide range of educational and community settings.

Why School Counseling at Syracuse University ?

  • 100% placement rate for practicum and internship experiences, and a 90-100% employment rate at graduation over the past 3 years.
  • Opportunities to participate in ongoing research projects with our faculty, and attend, present at, and become involved with professional organizations and conferences.
  • Our faculty are actively engaged in research, practice, and leadership in the field of school counseling, both locally and on the national level.
  • Small class sizes and access to highly engaged faculty members translate into meaningful relationships that support you from your time as a student to your career as a school counselor.
  • Interview and observe current school counselors, facilitate group counseling sessions in PreK-12 school settings, and take part in simulated model counseling sessions.

Accreditation

Syracuse University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Programme Structure

  • Programs include extensive fieldwork opportunities in which students gain hands-on experience working with students and clients in a wide range of counseling and educational settings. Students work closely with their advisor, and the fieldwork coordinator to identify settings that meet their individual interests and career goals.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. We do not require a specific undergraduate major; however, we do look closely at your transcript to see if you have taken classes that are relevant for counseling.
  • Official transcript of all undergraduate and graduate study.
  • GRE or MAT scores (GRE/MAT will be waived for Fall 2021 applications)
  • Supplemental department Master’s degree application, sent directly to chs2266@syr.edu as an attachment.
  • A personal statement which defines the applicant’s motivation to seek graduate study and future career ambitions.
  • 3 letters of recommendation from persons who can speak to the applicant’s academic potential and to their personal qualifications for graduate study in counseling. 
  • Resume or CV.
  • International students: TOEFL Scores, written test 600, computerized test 250, iBT test 100, or IELTS 7.0 – this requirement CANNOT be waived.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31212 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31212 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31212 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Syracuse

935 - 1370 USD /month
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Funding

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