Counseling – School Counseling


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Counseling – School Counseling, MASTER OF EDUCATION

You’ll foster lifelong positive change for diverse students with NAU’s Master of Education in Counseling – School Counseling degree. Study with dedicated faculty mentors who are national leaders in the school counseling profession.

Our comprehensive master’s in School Counseling program includes experiential training to translate theories and concepts into evidence-based counseling practices that help children from various socio-economic settings succeed and thrive. You’ll engage in fieldwork, a practicum, and an internship in clinical and school environments. This hands-on experience will help you complete the requirements for your school counselor certification.

Upon graduation, you’ll have the tools and knowledge to provide counseling services in such areas as human growth and development, social and cultural foundations, career and lifestyle development, research, and program evaluation. You’ll play an integral role in the personal, social, and academic growth and development of all students in 21st-century school environments.

The US Bureau of Labor statistics projects employment for school counselors to increase by 13 percent by 2026, almost twice as fast as US occupations on average.

NAU’s program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). With a master’s degree from our CACREP-accredited program, you can fulfill your personal and professional goals.


  • In-person: Flagstaff, NAU–North Valley, Pima Community College–West