School Counseling, Master | Hofstra University | Hempstead, United States
24 months
1605 USD/credit 38520 USD/year
1605 USD/credit 38520 USD/year
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Hofstra University's Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in School Counseling is designed to provide students with the educational preparation to qualify for initial certification as a school counselor in New York State.


Key facts

To earn the MSEd degree, students will be required to complete a minimum of 48 semester hours, including a 600-hour internship in a supervised school counseling internship in a K-12 school counseling program.  

Hofstra University's MSEd School Counseling curriculum is designed to provide students with a critical knowledge base comprised of six core content areas identified by the New York State Education Department in compliance with the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, which oversees programs leading to certification as a school counselor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling and Helping Relationships
  • Addressing Contemporary Issues in School Counseling Practice
  • Counseling for College and Post-Secondary Planning
  • Counseling for Career and Life Planning
  • Vocational and Career Development in Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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The preferred application deadline for the fall semester is August 15 and for the spring semester is January 15. 


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3. 0.
  • Three letters of recommendation for academic and character references.
  • Personal essay describing professional intent, goals, and objectives.
  • Personal interview with the program director.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    38520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 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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