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School Counseling

Xavier University

24 months
670 USD/credit 20100 USD/year
670 USD/credit 20100 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Trusted and confident. Problem solvers and decision makers. Collaborators and consultants. That's a school counselor. Rooted in the Jesuit tradition, Xavier shapes school counselors willing to offer the individual attention, community building, and ethics and values that it takes to work in a school setting. The School Counseling is offered at Xavier University.


Xavier University is proud to offer a program leading to a Masters of Arts degree in School Counseling, a professional degree designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure as a school counselor. The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Career Opportunities

Xavier school counselors are employed in elementary, middle, and junior high schools, as well as high schools and post secondary schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Lifespan Development
  • Counseling Theories & Techniques
  • Group Process
  •  School Counseling
  • Psychological & Achievement Testing
  • Career Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application (choose Counseling, then Clinical Mental Health)
  • One official transcript of all undergraduate and graduate work from accredited colleges or universities.
  • A resume.
  • A five hundred word minimum statement of purpose for graduate study.
  • Two letters of reference from individuals commenting on the applicant's academic/professional potential.
  • Official test scores from the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
  • The MAT is offered here at Xavier. For information about registering for the MAT, please call 513-745-3531. If you have previously taken the GRE and want to have your scores sent to Xavier, please contact GRE at 1-888-GRE-SCORE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 670 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 670 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Cincinnati

1000 - 1650 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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