M.Sc. On Campus

Educational Counseling

University of La Verne

24 months
700 USD/credit
700 USD/credit
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The University of La Verne’s Educational Counseling program prepares candidates to become holistic, academically well-prepared leaders, advocates and social agents in education and the larger community.


Our program supports a culture of caring that includes a strong commitment to equity across the academic, career, personal, and social domains defined by the National Standards for School Counseling.

The University of La Verne’s Educational Counseling's emphasis is placed on social justice, mindfulness, creativity, excellence and community involvement with community action research components embedded throughout the coursework. Candidates are trained as advocates, as well as collaborators with families, other educators, and the global community. Through this program, candidates will increase their capacity for critical thinking and self-reflection. They will develop the courage and skills to challenge biases and stereotypes, to appreciate diversity, and become transformative leaders in schools and communities.

Key facts:

To provide maximum convenience and flexibility, the program is available at several locations throughout California, including La Verne, Bakersfield, Burbank, College of the Canyons, Irvine, Oxnard, and Victorville.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology 
  • Human Development 
  • Educational Assessment 
  • Methods of Research 
  • School Guidance Seminar 
  • Career Development 
  • School Safety & Crisis Prevention 
  • Counseling Diverse Populations 
  • Facilitating/Consultation Skills 
  • Organizational Management and School/Community Collaboration 
  • Supervised Field Work-Level I 
  • Supervised Field Work-Level II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


46 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. (Doctoral programs may also require a master’s degree.) Students whose degrees were completed at foreign universities must submit notarized translations into English where appropriate. Such students may be required to have their degrees evaluated by a La Verne-approved evaluation service to determine equivalency to a bachelor’s degree from the United States. There is a fee for this service.
  • A preferred GPA of 2.5 or above for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study, and a GPA of 3.0 for any graduate work.
  • Letters of recommendation attesting to academic/professional competency.
  • Demonstrated ability to write at an acceptable level for graduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    700 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    700 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for La Verne

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.


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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