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School Counseling
Master of Science in School Counseling

If you’re committed to improving the future of our youth, consider an online MS in School Counseling from Capella University. This flexible program is part of our CAEP-accredited Education Preparation Provider (EPP) unit. It offers a combination of theory-based coursework and in-person experiences to help you prepare to pursue state licensure as a school counselor when you graduate.

The curriculum covers the knowledge and real-world skills you need to stand out in the field. Course content includes theories of counseling with children and adolescents, group counseling, counseling for college and career readiness, and child and adolescent psychopathology.

Real-world learning

Enhance your skills with residency, internship and practicum experiences that integrate your knowledge with practice.

Professional relevance

Our curriculum incorporates the values, principles, and ethical standards of national, regional, and state professional counseling associations and honor societies, including the American School Counseling Association.

Expert core faculty

Our faculty is made up of scholar-practitioners with doctoral degrees who are active in their professions and bring real-world experience to the courseroom.

Classes start February 7

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • GuidedPath
  • Online & in-person
  • 6 Core courses
  • 7 Specialization courses
  • 2 Residencies
  • Practicum
  • 2 Internships
  • CACREP and CAEP accreditation

Reduce your tuition by $2,500

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $2.5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.