M.A. On Campus


La Sierra University

12 months
730 USD/credit
730 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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This is an elective program, which may stand alone as a M.A. in Counseling degree at La Sierra University or be used to work towards an Ed.S. in School Psychology and fulfill the first year of this two year program (with an option to work towards becoming a School Psychologist with a PPS Credential in School Psychology).


Key Features

If wanting to work towards a PPS in School Counseling at the master’s level, the University has a collaboration with the University of California at Riverside (i.e., the extension program) to assist in this process. This report discusses just the M.A. in Counseling as a stand-alone degree from La Sierra University. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Organization and Leadership
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Methods and Materials of Research
  • Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • Faith and Learning
  • Education and Career Planning
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Group Theory and Procedures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all post-secondary academic institutions are required.
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Interview
  • Statement
  • GPA

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    730 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 730 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    730 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 730 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Home Gardens

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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