M.A. Online Blended

School Counseling

Eastern University

24 months
762 USD/credit 18288 USD/year
762 USD/credit 18288 USD/year
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Offered in the Greater Philadelphia Area and Online, our Master's (MEd) in School Counseling at Eastern University equips you to become an advocate for students while promoting the welfare of an entire learning community. 


This graduate program in School Counseling at Eastern University prepares you to seek state certification as a PreK-12 school counselor, licensed professional counselor, and licensed behavior specialist.

Key features

  • Meets the competency areas established by Pennsylvania Department of Education and American School Counseling Association
  • Meets the educational requirements for Licensed Behavior Specialist and Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Faculty have extensive experience within clinical settings and public and private schools
  • Students master evidence-based practices and research-based counseling skills
  • Reduced practicum and internship hours for PA Certified Educators
  • Competitive tuition, partnership grants, military benefits, and merit scholarships

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling Theory, Personality and Practice 
  • Special Education and Inclusion Practices
  • Life Span Development
  • Foundations of School Counseling 
  • Research Design/Statistics
  • Groups for Children and Adolescents
  • Consultation and Positive Behavioral Interventions
  • Career Development Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application and $35 application fee.  (Please note that your application fee is waived if you apply on-line.)
  • Two Recommendations: One professional recommendation and the other academic. The professional reference must be from a present or past workplace supervisor and the academic from a college professor. The recommendations must be on our forms. (If you have been out of school for 7-10+ years, you can submit two professional recommendations.)
  • Official Transcript(s) from the degree conferring undergraduate (and graduate if applicable) institution you've attended.
  • A current resume. 
  • A signed Disclosure of Online Learning Expectations (DOLE) Form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 762 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 762 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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