24 months
31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The master’s in School Counseling from University of Tennessee Knoxville, a 60-credit hour program, is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).


About this Degree

The program prepares students to become a professional school counselor within preK-12 schools in Tennessee and most states. Our students learn about their role as a leader within a data-driven comprehensive, developmental school counselor program as supported by the the TN Model for School Counseling and the ASCA National Model®. All counseling core courses are face-to-face with a highly qualified faculty member. Most students enroll on full-time basis, and part-time options are available by advisement. The 60 credit master’s degree can be completed in two full years, including two summers, when enrolled on a full-time basis.


The mission of the University of Tennessee Knoxville Master of Science (MS) School Counseling program is to equip graduate students with the competencies to excel as preK-12 professional school counselors. The faculty in this flagship, land-grant institution expects our graduates to serve as leaders in the profession through advocacy, collaboration, and systematic change while attending to an ever-changing, diverse educational community. Due to the rigorous standards and expectations established by the faculty, school counselor trainees successfully complete the Praxis exam and meet credentialing standards for most states.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Skills for Counseling
  • Professional Orientation and Ethics
  • Theory and Practice of Counseling
  • Group Dynamics and Methods
  • Practicum in Counseling
  • Psychopathology in MH and School Settings
  • Educational Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resumé or Curriculum Vita
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Social and Cultural Context Statement
  • Transcript(s)
  • Three Completed Rating Forms

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
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