What will I learn?

APU’s Master of Arts in Education: Educational Counseling Program equips candidates with in-depth understanding of the numerous issues and pressures facing pupils today. With a solid background in this area, candidates are better able to communicate with pupils of all cultures, socioeconomic levels, and learning abilities. The master’s degree coupled with the Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling significantly increases one’s marketability. This program immerses the candidate into the world of school counseling, emphasizing practical techniques to help pupils stay in school. Candidates explore problem-solving skills, discipline procedures, crisis and routine intervention, and work side-by-side with practicing school counselors.

Program Highlights: APU's Master of Arts in Education: Educational Counseling with embedded School Counseling Credential program: Combines the master's degree with the credential program requirements, equipping students to advance their career. Renders the graduate highly marketable and competitively qualified to serve as a professional school counselor in a public school setting. Offers an efficient path toward the dual goal of meeting state requirements and earning a prestigious advanced degree from a reputable university.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (48 units)

Tuition fees
USD $795 per unit (Base cost: USD $38,160)

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

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

High Desert Regional Center

15283 Pahute Avenue,

VICTORVILLE,

California,

92395, United States

Full Time (48 units)

Tuition fees
USD $795 per unit (Base cost: USD $38,160)

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

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Orange County Regional Center

1915 Orangewood Avenue Ste 100,

ORANGE,

California,

92868, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. A minimum cumulative 3.0 (on a 4-point scale) GPA is required on the posted baccalaureate degree for regular admission status. Candidates with a GPA of 2.5-2.99 may be considered for conditional admission status.

For international students

The applicant’s bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and all postbaccalaureate study

A cumulative minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average on the posted degree is required for regular admission status.

International students should have obtained a TOEFL iBT sore 90 including scores of 22 in speaking, 22 in listening, 22 in reading, and 24 in writing and IELTS score 7.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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