Credits required
75 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 75 quarter credits are equal to 50 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Hybrid This program is not fully online. It includes classes held twice a term in Wilsonville, Oregon.
Start term
Summer

Master of Counseling in School Counseling

Impact students. Impact communities.

The Oregon State University Counseling Academic Unit and OSU Ecampus provide a 75-credit Master of Counseling (M.Coun.) program with an option in 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 Wilsonville, Oregon.

Online practicum and internship courses during year 2 and 3 are synchronous, which require “live” online attendance during specific dates/times.

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.Coun. 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.

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

In compliance with an agreement with the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission for participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), Oregon State University provides information regarding professional licensure through distance education. The courses and programs, delivered online by OSU Ecampus, are not formally approved for professional licensure outside of the state of Oregon.

To determine whether these courses or programs meet licensure requirements in your state, you must contact the appropriate licensing board(s). Visit our license disclosure webpage for each state's contact information.

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