School Counseling, M.Ed. | Lewis and Clark College | Oregon, United States
21 months
1025 USD/credit 26357 USD/year
1025 USD/credit 26357 USD/year
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The School Counseling program from Lewis and Clark College emphasizes a democratic, systemic approach that gives you the skills to reach out to students whose needs are not being met, and to involve all members of the community—parents, educators, school- based staff, administrators, and peers-in ensuring student success.


Students in this program will leave prepared to:

  • Skillfully develop and deliver interventions for students and other individuals in K-12 schools.
  • Address the mental health needs of students in a school context
  • Develop strong individual and group counseling skills as applied in a K-12 school context
  • Develop skills in delivering guidance lessons in a classroom setting
  • Learn to effectively collaborate with school staff and community members.

What to Expect

The School Counseling program from Lewis and Clark College focuses on collaboration and dialogue in small-class settings. Courses have a specific school-counseling focus, emphasizing work with children and adolescents in a school setting, and they are taught by a team of faculty with real-world work experience. Course offerings focuses on developing strong individual and group counseling skills; learning advocacy, leadership, and collaboration skills; encourages understanding of culturally diverse populations and issues of social justice and equity; and emphasizes utilizing data as a means of identifying service needs and program effectiveness.

At the start of the program, we provide advising for each student to review the course requirements and plan for the sequence of classes that will work best for you. Faculty advisors are available to students throughout the program for planning, counsel, and academic advice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School Counseling
  • Counseling Skills and Techniques
  • Theoretical Foundations in Counseling
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Career Development and Consultation
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Social Justice, Diversity, and Cultural Issues
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Education and School Counseling
  • Family Dynamics, Community Resources, and Consultation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Master of Education in School Counseling and School Counseling License Program is for students with a completed bachelor’s degree and an interest in pursuing a career as a K-12 school counselor. We expect successful applicants to have knowledge of child development, experience working with youth, and a commitment to working with diverse communities. We do not require specific undergraduate majors, although we strongly encourage experience and knowledge gained through education or work or volunteer experiences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • National

    26357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 21 months.

Living costs for Oregon

1031 - 1701 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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