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
$590 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Hybrid You can complete this program in a hybrid format that blends online coursework with in-person classes held periodically in Wilsonville, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start term
Summer

Master of Counseling in School Counseling

Admissions requirements

Qualifications for admissions are determined by both the OSU Graduate School and the program. Visit the OSU Graduate School website to review the minimum admissions requirements.

Competitive admissions

Eighteen spots per year are available in the cohort.
Due to the competitive nature of the process, click here to find out if you're ready for grad school. Those who pass the initial screening of written applications will be invited for a personal interview, after which the final cohort composition will be determined.

The following are evaluated in the process of determining whether an applicant will be recommended to the Graduate School for admission:

  • Academic background
  • Personal and emotional suitability
  • Volunteer or paid experience in the helping professions
  • Educational and professional goals

When to apply

The application deadline for the summer 2022 cohort is Jan. 1, 2022.

The school counseling program applications are available each year from mid-September through end of December. The cohort of student admitted will begin classes the following summer term.

How to apply

To apply to the OSU Graduate School and to the Masters in Counseling (M.Coun.) program, go to the OSU Graduate School’s online application form. Log in or click on "create new account" to begin the application process.

The nonrefundable application fee is $75.

In addition to application materials required by the Graduate School, you’ll need to submit three letters of recommendation and a writing sample. Visit the College of Education Counseling website for detailed information.

State authorization and licensure disclosures

In compliance with the U.S. Department of Education and the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission for participation in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA), Oregon State University provides information pertaining to professional licensure and certification in correlation with programs delivered online by OSU Ecampus.

Not all of the OSU Ecampus programs that lead to professional licensure are formally approved by the states and territories outside of Oregon. To learn more about this program as it relates to licensure in the state or territory in which you intend to be licensed, visit our licensure disclosure webpage.

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