M.Ed. On Campus

School Counseling

Northwest Missouri State University

12 months
7797 USD/year
7797 USD/year
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The Master of Science Education in School Counseling from the Northwest Missouri State University is a 45-hour, two-year program that focuses on school counseling in elementary, middle and secondary schools.


Students enroll in a cohort setting allowing for individualized support from faculty and classmates.

The program in School Counselling at the Northwest Missouri State University trains students in a developmental approach to school counseling and the Missouri Comprehensive School Counseling Program. With using this approach, the program focuses on the three primary functions of the modern school counselor: consultation, coordination and counseling.

Other Learning Opportunities

  • We are proud to bring you 37 Masters-level programs, three Specialists in Education programs, and four graduate level certificate programs. 
  • Our programs provide opportunities for full-time, part-time, and distance education students, including online and off-site programs at Northwest-Kansas City.

Programme Structure

  • As a multidisciplinary school, our mission is to facilitate the development of key knowledge, skills and attitudes for students seeking careers in health and wellness-related fields. Professional areas of study available to students include health and wellness, nursing, recreation, physical education, foods and nutrition, psychology, human services, school counseling and a variety of medicine-related fields. 
  • Our structure provides the opportunity to work collaboratively across campus, in the community and around the region to meet a growing need for health science and wellness professionals.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • undergraduate transcript from an accredited college which indicates a minimum overall GPA of 2.75 or above
  • submission of scores from the Graduate Record Examination
  • a written statement of career plans and philosophy of education
  • a written recommendation attesting to the applicant's potential as graduate student and as a school counselor from a certified school counselor, a school administrator or a college professor

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7797 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7797 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Maryville

800 - 1300 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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