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Master of Education in Counseling, emphasis in Secondary School Counseling University of Missouri - St. Louis



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A 60-hour, evening/online program leading to Missouri certification and eligibility for Missouri Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor credentials

The counseling faculty is committed to training multiculturally-competent school counselors and clinical mental health counselors to serve clients and students in urban environments. Also, counseling faculty members, as a group, are highly ranked nationally on objective measures of productivity, typically within the top 10 programs in the nation, and recently within the top 5 programs. Program faculty members take pride in providing a recognized and valuable education. All of our students in both areas are eligible for licensing as a professional counselor.

The School Counseling specialty area prepares students to work as school counselors. The program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Students are trained to apply principles of learning, human development, counseling, research, and measurement within the schools. Preparation is designed to enable students to deliver counseling services to schools and their extended communities.

The School Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The Counseling Program typically accepts a maximum of 50 students per academic year (Fall and Summer) into the School Counseling program. Our students outperform most students nationally on the NCE (National Counselor Examination) and the CPCE (Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination). Moreover, our graduates are highly respected by regional school districts and are sought out to fill open positions.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Education in Counseling, emphasis in Secondary School Counseling.

Online/Distance (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$22,615.00 (16,57,340) per year

USD $1,256.40 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution


23-Aug-21, 18-Jan-22, 22-Aug-22


University of Missouri - St. Louis

1 University Boulevard,



63121, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Successful applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree before beginning the master’s program.

Grade Point Average

Minimum of 3.0 on 4.0 scale

Proof of English proficiency

International students are required to document English proficiency by providing scores from an internationally accepted standardized examination before a decision is made on admission.

Minimum requirements vary by department. It is recommended that students have a 79 TOEFL, 6.5 IELTS, or 53 PTE-A.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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