Counselor Education

Widener University

M.Ed. On Campus
24 months
800 USD/credit
800 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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A master's degree in Counselor Education at the Widener University leads to a rewarding career as a K-12 school counselor or a student services professional in higher education.


Thank you for visiting Widener University’s Counselor Education program, an ideal place to pursue your graduate education.

Our program attracts current education professionals who are seeking a master's degree or an additional certification in K-12 school counseling or student services in higher education. We are also an option for those seeking a career change to the counseling profession in schools or higher education. 

After graduating and earning a passing score on the PRAXIS exam, you will be eligible for Pennsylvania K–12 school counselor certification. With supplemental coursework, eligibility for licensure as a professional counselor is also an option. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Professional School Counseling and School Social Work Foundations 
  • Group Dynamics, Practices and Processes 
  • Orientation to Professional Counseling and Field Experience
  • Counseling Techniques Lab 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission; no specific deadlines




12 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application form.
  • Copy of your resume.
  • Personal Statement
  • Have an official transcript sent from all previous graduate and undergraduate programs.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from colleagues, supervisors, or college professors.
  • Complete a writing sample. Contact the Writing Center at 610-499-4332 to schedule an appointment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 24 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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Counselor Education
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