What will I learn?

The Sixth Year Certificate (SYC) program in School Counseling requires a minimum of 30 post-masters' graduate-level credit hours, including clinical courses, and completion of requirements, as outlined on an individual plan of study.

The School Counseling concentration prepares candidates to work as counselors in elementary, middle, and secondary schools. Candidates are endorsed for certification and/or job placement only in their area of concentration.

Which department am I in?

Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions

Study options

Full Time (minimum of 30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $800 per credit hour
Start date

Expected January, September 2022


Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions

1073 North Benson Road,



6824, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants for the Master of Arts degree must hold an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and must give promise of meeting the standards set by the School. A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.67 is strongly recommended.

For international students

Students must have completed a bachelor degree.

IELTS: 6.5, TOEFL: 80, a minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language is the preferred documentation

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