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M.Ed. On Campus

School Counseling

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

24 months
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774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
516 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
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Students in pre-Kindergarten, elementary, middle/junior, and high school need support throughout the educational process. We offer a master degree in School Counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

Overview

With this degree in School Counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, you will be trained to provide career awareness, personal development, decision-making, interpersonal communications, educational planning, and community involvement.

A series of counseling skills courses, including practicums at the elementary school and secondary school levels, will give you a strong preparation for pre-K-12 commonwealth certification. You'll also complete a 600-hour field experience under the supervision of a certified school counselor.

The hallmark of this program is its philosophy based on the developmental approach to school counseling. Children and youth learn best when they are given the opportunity to increase self-awareness and develop those life skills that contribute to an understanding and utilization of self in all life experiences.

The MEd Program Will Prepare You To:

  • Work in both public and private schools with in-depth clinical experience in individual and group counseling.
  • Guide students from kindergarten through high school who experience mental health issues.
  • Master individual and group counseling methods that allow you to have a lasting positive impact on growing minds and hearts.
  • Expand your options to consider college admissions counseling, career counseling, private practice, and consulting.
  • Pursue a doctoral degree in counselor education, school psychology, or counseling psychology.
  • Be a part of an occupation that is projected to have an “average” job growth through 2022 and a median annual salary of $51,300 in Pennsylvania.

Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Elements of Research
  • Counseling Children
  • Counseling Across the Life-Span
  • Basic Counseling Skills
  • Multicultural & Diversity Issues in Counseling
  • Introduction to Professional School Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from every college or university you’ve attended, even if you didn’t earn a degree there.
  • Goal statement that describes your career and academic goals.
  • Letters of recommendation, which you can request through your admissions profile.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Indiana

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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