M.A. On Campus

School Counseling

The College of New Jersey

12 months
14954 USD/year
14954 USD/year
Tuition fee
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School Counseling from The College of New Jersey within the MA degree program in Counselor Education is designed to qualify eligible students for state certification in School Counseling at the elementary and secondary levels. 


At School Counseling from The College of New Jersey, prior to the beginning of the School Counseling option at The College of New Jersey students attend an orientation and are required to review the Department’s online Student Manual which details the curriculum, policies and procedures of the program. In addition, students attend a clinical orientation and are asked to read the Department’s online Clinical Manual prior to enrolling in the clinical sequence of the program in order to prepare them for this capstone experience.

Key Features

The Department of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey has been continuously accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) since 1991.  TCNJ’s School Counseling program is currently accredited until October 31, 2021.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling
  • Statistics and Research in Counseling
  • Human Development
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Career Counseling and Placement
  • Counseling Theory and Techniques
  • Group Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application 
  • $75 application fee (non-refundable) – waived for TCNJ alumni
  • Essay (personal statement)
  • 2 letters of recommendation 
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE). For the current Graduate Admissions Testing and Waiver policy, please see Graduate Admission Testing Waivers

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14954 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7477 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14954 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7477 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ewing

1024 - 2520 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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