12 months
19077 USD/year
19077 USD/year
9798 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Serve the needs of students and their families by receiving the Master of Science in Counseling with School Counselor Certification through University of Houston Clear Lake’s College of Education. 


You will gain the foundation you need to serve children of all ages and grades. Our program provides experiential learning that will allow you to develop your own counseling style. You will be prepared to pass the School Counselor State Assessment prior to completion of your degree.

Prepare to Support Students K-12

  • Upon completion of this thorough Counseling program at University of Houston Clear Lake, you will be ready to serve as a school counselor in elementary, middle/intermediate and high schools. 
  • The comprehensive 48-semester hour coursework supports a comprehensive, developmental, and collaborative school-counseling model. 
  • College of Education faculty offer an approach that considers the academic, career development, and personal/social needs of the K-12 students.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Counseling for Lifespan Development 
  • Professional Orientation to Counseling 
  • Career Development and Counseling 
  • Theories of Counseling 
  • Counseling Ethics and Consultation
  • Child and Adolescent Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • The GRE/MAT is waived for applicants who have earned a 3.000 GPA in the last 60 hours of coursework
  • Applicants who have earned less than 3.000 in the last 60 hours of coursework, are required to submit one of the following:
  • A combined GRE score of 294 and a writing score of 3.5
  • An MAT score of 390 minimum
  • Applicants hold a Master's degree from an accredited institution are not required to submit GRE or MAT scores

Tuition Fee

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    19077 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19077 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19077 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19077 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9798 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9798 USD per year during 12 months.


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