M.Ed. On Campus

School Counseling (Counseling)

Old Dominion University

12 months
1387 USD/credit 41610 USD/year
1387 USD/credit 41610 USD/year
551 USD/credit 16530 USD/year
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This School Counseling (Counseling) MEd program offered at Old Dominion University prepares students to practice as professional school counselors in K-12 educational settings and meets the school counseling licensing requirements in Virginia. 


The School Counseling (Counseling) MEd program offered at Old Dominion University is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Additionally, students can expect to receive training on the American School Counselor Association National Model through didactic and experiential instruction.

Program Highlights

What makes School Counseling at ODU unique?

  • Elect to take courses as a full-time or part-time student 
  • Courses are offered in the late-afternoons and evenings to accommodate students with multiple responsibilities 
  • Study abroad opportunities available internationally as part of your coursework
  • Graduates meet requirements for the Virginia Licensed School Counselor credential 
  • Graduates who complete electives in diagnosis, addictions, and family dynamics can also meet requirements for both the Licensed Professional Counselor and the Licensed School Counselor credentials 
  • Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Counseling
  • Structured Counseling Groups
  • Advanced Counseling Theory and Practice
  • Advanced Group Counseling
  • Current Issues in Counseling and Counselor Education
  • Research in Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants may hold a bachelor's degree in any field and must submit the following:

  • Online application at the Office of Graduate Admissions website
  • Current resume
  • Essay
  • Official Transcripts
  • GRE Scores 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1387 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1387 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 551 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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