Seattle University’s School Counseling program is a national leader in preparing graduates to be professional school counselors in both private and public school settings.
The School Counseling program is also ranked as the top graduate counseling program in Seattle by Top Counseling Schools based on program completion rate, job placement rate, licensing exam pass rates, accreditation length, research productivity of faculty, and cost of tuition and fees.
The School Counseling's Program Objectives are to develop:
- Ethical and professional school counselors who are prepared to be technologically competent, professional, ethical decision-makers, and knowledgeable of legal matters.
- School counselors as multicultural and social justice competent leaders prepared to tailor their approach to align with clients' cultural worldview, practice advocacy, value diversity and promote social justice.
- School counselors who use knowledge of human growth and development prepared to improve client understanding, well-being, addictions and to enhance resiliency from a multicultural and social justice framework.
- School counselors with career development knowledge and skills prepared to help individuals make informed career decisions.
- Demonstrate understanding and application of established and emerging counseling prepared with effective use of empowerment techniques for working with diverse populations.
- School counselors with assessment understanding prepared to assess individuals' abilities, aptitudes, achievements, and interests.
- School counselors with research and evaluation skills prepared to research and evaluate services and make research-based professional judgments.
- School counselors as change agents prepared to plan, implement and evaluate a student-centered, data-driven school counseling program that advances the mission of the school and to address chemical dependency issues in schools.
Accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
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- Social Justice in Professional Practice
- Counseling Across the Lifespan
- Fundamental Counseling Skills
- Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
- Career Counseling
- Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling
- Croup Counseling Theory and Practice
- Addictions Counseling
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesCounselling Teaching View 982 other Masters in Counselling in United States
- $55 Application Fee (Waived for SU alumni)
- Letter of Intent
- College of Education Recommendation Forms
- Evidence of a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- Official Transcript(s)
International19500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 36 months.
National19500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 36 months.
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