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School Counseling, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #1060 (BCR) , OH,
The School Counseling course offered by Wright State University prepares school counseling professionals to provide services to students in kindergarten through 12th grade educational settings. 


The School Counseling course offered by Wright State University emphasizes counseling approaches, lifespan development and comprehensive school counseling program models including courses in crisis counseling, counseling exceptional students,  student problematic behaviors and family systems. Master’s degree school counseling students develop professional skills such as consultation, collaboration, leadership, and advocacy to work with children and adolescents facing complex social, educational, and other pressures faced in today’s world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling Theory and Practice 
  • Techniques of Counseling
  • Statistics, Research and Program Evaluation for Counseling
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Career Counseling and Development
  • Principles and Practices of School Counseling
  • Counseling for Life Span Development
  • Legal, Professional, and Ethical Issues in Counseling

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 36 months
                  • Credits
                    60 alternative credits
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

                  English Language Requirements

                  • Minimum required score:


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                  Academic Requirements

                  You need the following GPA score:

                  Required score: 2.7

                  Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                  Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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                    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

                  General Requirements

                  • One (1) official transcript sent from each institution attended (except Wright State University) is required
                  • Non-degree and certificate program students need to submit only the official transcript that reflects the award of a baccalaureate, master’s, or doctorate degree.
                  • A nonrefundable $40 fee is required for each degree or licensure application. 
                  • All international students must submit a certified copy of all university/college records in English, accompanied by official transcripts in the native language; financial statement form; official bank statement; a statement outlining degree objectives; an official score from the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE test and a copy of your passport.

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International

                    1125 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 1125 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
                  • National

                    660 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 660 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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                  Living costs for Dayton

                  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
                    Living Costs

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