16 months
37080 USD/year
37080 USD/year
13188 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Diversify your educational career profile to expand into the increasingly important role of school counselor. The robust online School Counseling program from Texas A&M International University equips you with up-to-date knowledge and expertise that prepare you for school counselor certification.

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Rise as an influential and supportive school counselor. The Master of Science in School Counseling online program helps you pivot your career from teaching students to helping them navigate educational, behavioral, social and home life challenges. You will learn the theories and techniques of counseling that prepare you to support students, and their families, as they progress through their academic journey.

This School Counseling program from Texas A&M International University is designed to prepare you as a highly effective, culturally competent professional counselor ready to serve in K-12 Texas schools. It offers you the academic rigor and qualifications you need to confidently sit for the TExES School Counselor exam. Plus, this master’s education helps you meet the Texas Education Agency’s degree criteria to pursue state certification.

In the M.S. in School Counseling online program, you will learn to:

  • Use culturally appropriate counseling practices regarding age and stage of life
  • Transform a variety of counseling theories and interventions for efficacy in a multicultural environment
  • Apply professional, ethical and legal principles when collaborating or consulting with stakeholders (parents, teachers, other professionals, etc.)
  • Impact school and non-school counseling programs through the application of leadership and advocacy skills by designing, implementing and evaluating counseling programs in myriad settings
  • Actively engage in professional counseling associations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Orientation
  • Personality & Counseling Theories
  • Appraisal Techniques in Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Career Development and Life Planning
  • Social, Cultural & Family Issues
  • Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
  • Professional Counseling Ethics and Legal Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on the last 60 hours
  • Two years of work experience
  • Statement of Purpose / Essay
  • FERPA Consent to Release Educational Records
  • Code of Ethics Form Teacher Candidate
  • College of Education Application
  • Submit Proof of Service Record
  • Complete Online Screening Instrument
  • Complete Exit Policy Form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49440 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    37080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49440 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • In-State

    13188 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17585 USD for the full programme during 16 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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