School Counseling, M.A. | Fresno Pacific University | Fresno, United States
24 months
690 USD/credit 16560 USD/year
690 USD/credit 16560 USD/year
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School Counseling from Fresno Pacific University authorizes you to work as a credentialed school counselor in a public-school setting. 


School Counseling from Fresno Pacific University requires a minimum of 50 units of coursework and 800 hours of field experience in a PK-12 setting. A sequence of courses is determined by the program director.


The PPS credential provides eligibility to work as a school counselor in the California public school system grades PK-12. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comprehensive School Counseling and Guidance
  • Academic Planning
  • Career Planning
  • Organizational Systems and Program Development
  • Practicum in School Counseling
  • Supervised Field Experience Credits

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Three reference forms
  • Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree
  • Statement of intent
  • Valid California credential or Certificate of Clearance
  • Verification of  current negative TB test (within last 12 months)
  • CBEST test results (a minimum score of 100 will be accepted for admissions, however, to begin the field experience course PPC 740, a passing score of 123 or higher is required)
  • Letter of explanation if GPA is under 3.00
  • Interview with program director

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fresno

990 - 1485 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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