Master of Science in Counseling (School concentration)

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Watch an information session about this program hosted by Ecampus and featuring Dr. Gene Eakin, program lead and instructor.

The Oregon State University Counseling Academic Unit and OSU Ecampus offer a 75-credit Master of Science (M.S.) graduate program focused on school counseling. This unique and well-established program is now available through Ecampus in a hybrid format to be more accessible to students throughout the Northwest: 50 percent online and 50 percent via classroom meetings held two weekends each term in Salem, Ore.

Applications for the program are accepted once a year in January for the annual cohort with courses beginning in June.

Take a moment to read a feature story about this program.

Become an exceptional school counselor

OSU's master's program is focused on preparing you to utilize skills in individual and group counseling, consultation and system change, leadership, advocacy and action research to:

  • Deliver comprehensive school counseling program services to all students
  • Increase college-going rates among under-represented populations

A respected and accredited program

The M.S. in Counseling program is taught by renowned counseling faculty within OSU's College of Education. The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), as well as Oregon's Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC). In addition, being a graduate of a CACREP program gives you a competitive career advantage and a greater chance for acceptance into a doctoral program in counseling.

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