M.Ed. On Campus

School Counseling

Dallas Baptist University

24 months
1177 USD/credit 28248 USD/year
1177 USD/credit 28248 USD/year
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The Master of Education in School Counseling is a 48-hour, non-thesis professional development program at Dallas Baptist University leading to the Texas School Counselor Certificate.


The School Counseling program at Dallas Baptist University is designed to meet or exceed the certification requirements for School Counselors as established by the State Board for Educator Certification.

More than an Education

The Master of Education in School Counseling prepares currently certified teachers to pursue the School Counselor Certificate in Texas. This program is designed to provide the framework for school counselor preparation and enhance the professional development of educators who are seeking a graduate degree in school counseling. Graduates of Dallas Baptist University's M.Ed. in School Counseling have a consistently high pass rate on the state certification exam for school counselors, and many of the school counselors currently employed in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are DBU Alumni.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The School and Multicultural Society
  • Curriculum Organization for Guidance Programs
  • Pre-Practicum for School Counseling
  • Administration of Guidance and Counseling
  • Appraisal in Counseling and Development
  • Practicum I for School Counseling (S-L)
  • Current Trends and Issues in School Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Evidence of sound moral character and compatibility with DBU's mission
  • A likelihood of academic success as demonstrated by a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all previous course work
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-family members
  • A current professional résumé
  • Satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).

Work experience

  • Valid Teaching Certificate
  • 2+ years of credible teaching experience in a K-12 private or public school

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1177 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    28248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1177 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dallas

1140 - 1925 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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