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Apply brief counseling and child development theories and research to
Deliver culturally, ethnically, and life-style sensitive counseling
services to individuals or groups in a school setting.
Think critically and write effectively in the school counseling
discipline and professional practice.
Follow the codes of ethics from the American Counseling Association
and the American School Counselor Association.
Communicate with sensitivity, understanding, and respect in all
Design programs and services based on the ASCA National Model for
Comprehensive School Counseling.
Our competency-based curriculum aligns with school counseling
education standards and is designed to help prepare you for
Our faculty is made up of scholar-practitioners who are active within
their professions and bring real-world experience to the
Access our engaging, online learning environment anytime, anywhere,
with any device, and set your own schedule while meeting
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to employees, even if
there’s no formal program. Check with your manager or HR dept.
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid.
The curriculum for our online master in school counseling program
emphasizes assessment, intervention, and individual and group
counseling. Gain knowledge of classroom guidance, consultation, and
advocacy of systemic change in schools.
|Course Number||course Title|
|COUN5280||Introduction to School Counseling|
|COUN5240||Theories of Counseling and Guidance for Children and Adolescents|
|COUN5241||Group Counseling and Psychotherapy|
|COUN5246||Contemporary Issues in School Counseling|
|COUN5284||School Counseling Program Development and Evaluation|
Enhance the skills you develop in your program coursework through
these intensive, onsite experiences with students and faculty.
Apply your skills and knowledge in the field with direct-client
contact and supervision.
Our licensure team supports you through the license application
process, and is here for you even beyond graduation.
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our
advisors—they know all about the details of your program.
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Licensure requirements can be complex. Find out how to prepare for
A comparison of responsibilities, licensure, and degree requirements
of school counselors and psychologists.
Find out how students combine coursework and field experience in an
online counseling program.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
master of science in school counseling.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.