Central to Empowering Youth.
CCSU’s MS in Counselor Education with a concentration in School Counseling prepares you to assist school-aged children to reach their full academic, social/emotional, and college/career potential. Your training will include identifying and supporting students in need of targeted and intensive intervention, planning school wide universal prevention activities, and working cooperatively with multi-disciplinary teams, teachers, parents, and administrators. School counselors serve as change agents and leaders who help to create equitable and culturally sustaining systems in schools. Graduates from our program are well prepared to meet the challenges of supporting mental health in schools.
Accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program (CACREP) and meets licensing standards of the Connecticut State Department of Education.
- Starts every August
- 60- to 63-credit program
- Attend full- or part-time
- Flexible class schedule, helpful for working adults
- Internship opportunities
- Access to state-of-the-art clinical counseling laboratory
- Financial aid is available
- SAT or Praxis required
Employment of school and career counselors and advisors is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.