School Counseling, M.Ed. | Cleveland State University (CSU) | Cleveland, United States
12 months
29026 USD/year
26290 USD/year
15950 USD/year
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School Counseling from Cleveland State University (CSU) is a CACREP approved 48 semester-hour program that leads to licensure in the state of Ohio as a school counselor.In addition to successful completion of all program coursework

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Objectives of School Counseling Specialization from Cleveland State University (CSU)  

Education of counseling students

  • To educate and prepare School Counseling students who meet all Ohio standards for licensure as School Counselors. 
  • To provide training across the 8 common core areas as identified by CACREP. These are: Professional Counseling Orientation and Ethical Practice, Social and Cultural Diversity, Human Growth & Development, Career Development, Counseling and Helping Relationships, Group Counseling and Group Work, Assessment and Testing, Research and Program Evaluation 

Advancement of program excellence

  • Promote professional counselor identity with students through involvement in professional counseling organizations. 
  • That our faculty contribute to the field of Counselor Education at the national level through publications, presentations, and membership in professional counseling organizations and service. 
  • To maintain our CACREP accreditation for our School Counseling program. 

Community Service

  • To provide service to the greater Cleveland area through Continuing Education workshops, pro bono presentations, and consultation. 
  • Provide service to the profession. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Small Group Laboratory
  •  Laboratory in Counseling Techniques
  •  Foundations of School Counseling
  • Individual Counseling: Theory and Process
  • Group Process and Practice
  •  Appraisal Counseling
  • Psychopathology and Diagnosis for Counselors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Application Deadline: None (rolling admission)


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
151 (verbal)
152 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application with a $40 non-refundable application fee. Application fees cannot be waived or deferred. 
    • Transcripts of academic work and degree certificates from each college/university attended. All school records should be submitted in the original language and should be accompanied by a certified English translation.
    • Proof of having met at least one of the English language proficiency requirements. CSU offers students the following choices to prove English language proficiency
    • Successful completion of CSU's IELP (Intensive English Language Program) Advanced Level, with a grade of 80% or better
    • Graduated from a secondary school or accredited college/university in the US or from one of the TOEFL exempted countries.
    • Official score report of the GRE, GMAT, or MAT if required by your department. The academic program has the option of requiring additional test requirements from applicants. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14513 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13145 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7975 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Cleveland

980 - 1620 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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