M.Ed. On Campus

School Counseling

College of Saint Rose

12 months
799 USD/credit 38352 USD/year
799 USD/credit 38352 USD/year
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The mission of The College of Saint Rose's School Counseling program is to prepare students to become culturally competent counselors, leaders and advocates that work in diverse school settings


The Master of Science in School Counseling program prepares professional school counselors to work effectively in K-12 schools through a combination of challenging coursework and practical field experiences.

Key facts:

We prepare counseling professionals to address the academic, personal/social and career counseling needs of students at the elementary and secondary levels. Students in our program are trained in a comprehensive, developmental approach to providing school counseling services. An emphasis is placed on working within the three domains of the American School Counseling Association national model of providing academic, personal/social and career counseling to all students.

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Counseling Theory and Practice
  • Research in Counseling
  • Clinical Counsel Skills
  • Tests, Measuremnt, Appraisal
  • Life-Span Developmnt Issues
  • Qualifying Exam
  • Qualifying Exam Workshop
  • Violence Prevention
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Workshop
  • Dignity For All StudentsThesis
  • Group Counseling & Dynamics
  • Career Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Enrollment: June 1 - priority deadline


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $40 application fee starting Nov 1st, 2018.
  • Statement of Purpose (approximately 300 words)— An effective Statement of Purpose will provide faculty reviewers with an understanding of the applicant’s objectives and motivation for pursuing a graduate degree or certificate.
  • Resume— A current resume is required for all programs.
  • Unofficial Transcripts— eg. electronic copies of official transcripts issued by institutions of higher education.
  • Certification/Licensure Documentation — eg. state licensure examination results, copies of certifications.
  • Test Scores— eg. electronic copies of GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE test results.
  • Visa Documents— eg. passports, financial verification documents.
  • Miscellaneous— eg. WES evaluations, CITE internship forms.
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Exam Scores
  • Proof of English Proficiency (international applicants only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 799 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    38352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 799 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 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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