School Counseling for Certified Teachers, Master | Duquesne University | Pittsburgh, United States
M.S.Ed. On Campus

School Counseling for Certified Teachers

12 months
1363 USD/credit 49068 USD/year
1363 USD/credit 49068 USD/year
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Integrate your passion with the skills and knowledge needed to become a school counselor with this School Counseling for Certified Teachers program from Duquesne University.


This 36-credit School Counseling for Certified Teachers program from Duquesne University results in school counseling certification. Students may complete the Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in School Counseling for Certified Teachers program on a full- or part-time basis. Students have the option of taking classes in the early evening and late afternoon.

Strengths of the 36-credit School Counseling for Certified Teachers program include:

  • Certification: The program meets the academic requirements in Pennsylvania (and most other states) for School Counseling Certification
  • Tuition Award: Students receive a 15% tuition award for taking 6 credits per semester
  • Level II Certification: Satisfies the Pennsylvania Department of Education's (PDE) academic requirements for Level II certification for persons possessing a Level I instructional (teacher) certificate
  • Full-time and Part-time options: Students have the option to complete the program on a full-, half-, or part-time basis if desired
  • Small to Moderate Class Sizes: Classes typically range from 6-30 students and are conveniently held in the evenings allowing students to remain employed during the day
  • Variety of Fieldwork Options: Students have the opportunity to experience a variety of schools and mental health agencies for fieldwork
  • Large Alumni Base: As a graduate of this program, you will be amongst more than 1,200 graduates who serve as leaders in the education profession

Graduates may obtain employment as/in:

  • School counselors in public, private, charter, cyber, and alternative schools as well as in intermediate units
  • School-based therapists
  • University career, admissions, and advising offices

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Terapeutic Techniques in Counseling
  • Research Methods & Design
  • Advanced School Counseling
  • Multicultural Issues and Strategies in Counseling
  • School Counseling Practicum
  • Lifespan Development and Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Bachelor’s Degree- All majors welcomed to apply
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Graduate education essay: The essay is limited to 250 words; Prompt: Discuss your professional plans upon acquiring a master's degree in counseling
  • Two (2) Recommendations: Names and email addresses of recommenders are needed
  • Official transcripts: If your undergraduate and/or graduate degrees are from an institution located outside of the United States, you must use a transcript credential evaluation service to obtain a course-by-course report.
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1363 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    49068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1363 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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