The School Counseling with Credential program offered by University of San Francisco seeks to improve the human condition by training counselors to become social justice agents of change who promote equitable conditions inside and outside of schools.
Our curriculum focuses on policy development, systems change, program evaluation, and data analysis. Those focuses allow us to effectively implement programmatic changes that serve large numbers of students. It’s an innovative approach to school counseling, and it makes our graduates very attractive job candidates, evident in our 99% job placement rate over the last six years.
Graduates with School Counseling with Credential from University of San Francisco will be:
- Implementing effective counseling strategies and making appropriate referrals to meet students' diverse social, emotional, academic, and career needs
- Using knowledge of students' academic readiness, language proficiency, cultural background, and individual development to counsel students both individually and in a group setting
- Applying knowledge of the purposes, characteristics, and uses of different types of assessment
- Using research methods and program evaluations to effectively implement prevention and intervention strategies for diverse youth
- Consulting with parents, teachers and community resources to improve learning and instruction for all students.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Law and Ethics
- Lifespan Developmental Counseling
- Cross Cultural Counseling
- Assessment and the Counselor
- Consulting with Parents, Teachers, and Schools
- Trauma and Crisis Counseling in Urban and Multicultural Contexts
- Group Counseling
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesPsychology Counselling View 899 other Masters in Psychology in United States
- Applicants must have earned their bachelor's and/or masters' degrees from a regionally accredited institution.
- Minimum GPA of 2.75
- Certification of Finances
- Proof of English Language Proficiency
- Transcript (Academic Record) from each university or college attended
- Statement of Purpose - Describe previous experience and professional goals in counseling children, adolescents, or young adults. State your specific interest in the School Counseling program at USF and how you hope to promote social justice and equitable conditions as a school counselor.
- Resume or CV
- Two Letters of Recommendation
International1035 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1035 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1035 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1035 USD per credit and a duration of 24 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.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.