School Counseling, M.Ed. | Lincoln University | Jefferson City, United States
12 months
579 USD/credit 17370 USD/year
579 USD/credit 17370 USD/year
311 USD/credit 9330 USD/year
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The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) at Lincoln University requires students who plan to serve as K-12 school counselors to hold certificate to teach and complete an approved program in School Counseling. 


Candidates who choose to become K-12 school counselors but do not hold a teaching certificate must complete a sequence of courses in which they demonstrate knowledge and skills to plan, implement and evaluate classroom guidance lessons. 

Key Features 

  • The State of Missouri requires all candidates for certification as a Professional School Counselor to earn a passing score on the Missouri Content Area Assessment for Counselors. 
  • School Counseling students must complete the Application for the State of Missouri Counseling Certificate and submit it with all the required documents to Lincoln University's Certification Officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Counseling Profession
  • Advanced Human Development
  • Group Procedures
  • Helping Skills
  • Career Development
  • Helping Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application for admission. 
  • A non-refundable $30 application fee. 
  • An official transcript from every colleges and university previously attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty or supervisors. For recent graduates, at least two of the three letters of recommendation must come from instructors of their major courses.
  • A personal goal statement. 
  • The results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Aptitude Test or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) for Master of Arts or Master of Education programs.
  • The results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Aptitude Test for the Master of Education or Master of Science programs.
  • The results of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) for the Master of Business Administration program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 579 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 579 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 311 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Jefferson City

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.


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