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School Counseling

Grand Valley State University

12 months
Duration
14000 USD/year
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About

Grand Valley State University Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling prepares students to work as school counselors in K-12 public and private school systems.

Overview

Key facts

The M.Ed. in School Counseling program leads to a school counselor endorsement or a school counselor license in Michigan to be used in a school setting. 

Students accepted into the M.Ed. in school counseling must have completed coursework in their undergraduate degree in school learning, and classroom management or coursework in these areas will be required as part of their planned program.

Grand Valley State University's College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The faculty are leaders in their fields, combining the philosophy of education and your needs as a practitioner.

Why Study School Counseling at Grand Valley State University ?

  • Professional Identity. Emphasizes an educator-first identity with a specialty in counseling.
  • Hands-on. Students have the opportunity for early exposure to area professionals through practica and internships in the field of school counseling.
  • Intentional. All emphasis-area courses, practica, and internships are specific to K-12 educational settings.
  • Career-oriented. Leadership and professional engagement is available through the School Counselor Graduate Student Organization.
  • Supportive. Faculty with extensive experience as school counselors encourage success among students in their academic endeavors at Grand Valley and later in their careers.
  • Flexible. Evening, weekend, online/hybrid, and summer classes make it easy for working adults to schedule.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Classroom Management (K-12)
  • School Learning
  • Educational Policy and Practice
  • Social/Cultural Foundations of Education
  • Educational Inquiry and Evaluation
  • The Profession of School Counseling (Pre-req. for EDC 623 & EDC 625)
  • Personal/Social Development
  • Academic Development
  • Career Development
  • School Counseling Curriculum and Techniques
  • Development and Needs of Students

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
144 (verbal)
138 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Materials: Graduate application, application fee, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities attended, and copies of teaching/administrative certificates if required for program admission or approved waiver;
  • Recommendations: Three professional or academic recommendations on COE recommendation forms, addressing the candidate’s potential for graduate study;
  • Grade Point Average: Grade point average of 3.0 or better for the last 60 credits of undergraduate work taken from a regionally accredited institution; or
  • Previous Master’s Degree: A prior master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution will be accepted in lieu of the minimum grade point average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 12 months.

$735 / credit

Living costs for Allendale

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.

Funding

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