M.Ed. On Campus Blended

School Counseling

University of Nebraska Kearney

12 months
569 USD/credit 24467 USD/year
569 USD/credit 24467 USD/year
259 USD/credit 11137 USD/year
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This blended program at University of Nebraska Kearney prepares you for School Counseling careers where you will work directly with students as a support system for both academic guidance and preventive or responsive services. 


Through the program, you will gain an understanding of guidance curriculums, individual student planning, special population needs, ethics and policies in school counseling, and intervention techniques for counseling positions in elementary or secondary school settings.


  • The University of Nebraska Kearney School Counseling Master of Science in Education (Elementary PK-8; Secondary 7-12) Degree program prepares graduates to be an important part of the educational leadership team and to provide valuable assistance to students. 
  • The Nebraska Department of Education Rule 24 provides a non- teacher pathway allowing professionals with any undergraduate degree (no longer limited to teacher education majors) to become school counselors by taking 12 graduate credit hours of online, teacher educator field-based training in addition to completing a master’s degree in School Counseling.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Techniques of Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling 
  • Theories of Counseling 
  • School Counseling Organization and Practice 
  • Group Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Counseling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


43 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $45 non-refundable application fee.
  • Academic history-official transcripts of all previous academic work.  If your GPA falls below the UNK Graduate Studies minimum expectation of 2.75, please upload a Low GPA Statement with explanation for your past academic performance, how you be successful academically at the graduate level (minimum 3.0 GPA), and why you should be admitted as an exception to the GPA requirement.
  • Resume with requested information.
  • "Motivation for becoming a counselor, school psychologist or student affairs professional" essay.
  • Three electronic professional references.  Forms are automatically sent to recommenders when application is submitted.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24467 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 569 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24467 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 569 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11137 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 12 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.

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