M.A. On Campus

Counseling in Educational Settings

Rowan University

24 months
715 USD/credit 17160 USD/year
715 USD/credit 17160 USD/year
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Our M.A. in Counseling in Educational Settings from Rowan University prepares professional practitioners in School Counseling to become change agents in their school and community through a system perspective where all students are served. 


Our Counseling in Educational Settings program at Rowan University fosters reflection and ambition in our graduates as they participate in a curriculum designed to translate theory into realistic action. 

This program applies and is influenced by the latest research findings in counselor education.

Career Outlook 

  • Through our program, you will be prepared for careers as School Counselors in K-12 educational settings or for careers in Student Affairs in higher education settings. 
  • If you are interested in moving ahead in counseling in education, now is the time to pursue your degree - employment of school and career counselors is projected to grow eight percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Design And Coordination Of Developmental Counseling Programs 
  • Individual Counseling Procedures 
  • Group Counseling In Educational Settings 
  • Career Counseling In Educational Settings 
  • Special Topics in Counseling in Educational Settings 
  • Assessment and Appraisal Techniques in Counseling in Educational Setting± 
  • Lifespan Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional sources that speak to the applicant's academic aptitude
  • Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 (On a 4.0 scale)
  • Interview (The Faculty Admissions Committee will contact applicants directly to schedule an interview. The interview may be in person or via phone for distance applicants).
  • On-site writing sample (conducted during interview)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 715 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Glassboro

1014 - 2496 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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