School Counseling Online, M.Ed. | Part time online | University of Southern California | United States
24 months
42740 USD/year
42740 USD/year
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University of Southern California Rossier School of Education offers the School Counseling Online M.Ed. program for students who aspire to become school counselors in K–12 settings. The program explores relevant challenges affecting 21st-century schools, focusing on the well-being of the whole child through support of their social, emotional and academic needs.


Study the School Counseling Online M.Ed. program at University of Southern California

  • Professional school counselors who are capable of meeting the needs of 21st-century K–12 learners, schools, families and communities are in great demand in schools across the country. These practitioners are uniquely positioned to effect lasting change for children through the creation of services and programs that promote sustained success — both in school and in life. Master's in school counseling programs prepare school counselors to tackle today's toughest challenges and promote the well-being of all children.
  • Through this School Counseling Online program, University of Southern California students will gain the knowledge and skills to:
  • Provide academic and guidance counseling to students in K–12 settings
  • Utilize a theoretically informed approach to work
  • Identify organizational goals and coordinate school counseling goals to meet student needs and the needs of the organization
  • Develop approaches that are inclusive of trauma informed practices and restorative justice approaches
  • Employ decision making and problem solving for implementation and evaluation
  • Develop approaches to foster college access
  • Apply professional school counseling practice through program development
  • Utilize data, accountability and relationship building skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Counselor education
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Counseling
  • Community psychology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


49 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or its recognized equivalent from an accredited institution
  • A superior scholastic record, normally above a 3.0 GPA
  • The ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) as demonstrated by academic performance and/or professional experience
  • A Statement of Purpose that clearly indicates professional career goals and reasons for seeking the degree
  • Two short-answer responses

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    42740 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42740 USD per year during 24 months.


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