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School Counseling

University of Northern Colorado

24 months
1150 USD/credit 36225 USD/year
1150 USD/credit 36225 USD/year
615 USD/credit 19372 USD/year
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Earn your master’s degree in School Counseling in a CACREP-accredited program at University of Northern Colorado with extensive field experience.


Take the next step in your career with the master’s degree in School Counseling from University of Northern Colorado as you gain valuable, real-world counseling experience working in community schools (K-12) through our 600-hour internship program. 

Work closely with top faculty with professional counseling experience, in small classes that include doctoral student supervisors. And because our program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP), you’ll be eligible to become a Nationally Certified Counselor when you graduate. 

Your Future in School Counseling

School counselors perform a variety of important roles. They connect with students, help teachers assess students’ abilities and interests, ensure that proper care and education is provided to students with different needs, help with college applications and so much more. At UNC, you’ll get the strongest possible career preparation for school counseling, working alongside skilled faculty who bring professional counseling experience to the classroom.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of School Counseling
  • Organization and Administration of School Counseling Programs
  • Understanding Children, Adolescents, and their Systems
  • Theories and Practices in Group Guidance for School Counselors
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Understanding and Counseling Diverse Populations
  • Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse
  • Psychological Trauma and Intervention for Individuals, Families and Communities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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63 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
146 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Graduate applicants are expected to meet a 3.0 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport
  • All doctoral programs and some master’s, certificate and licensure programs require letters of recommendation.
  • Some graduate programs require supplemental application materials.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1150 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    36225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1150 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    19372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Greeley

950 - 1350 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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