The M.S. program in School Counseling P-12 prepares graduates to be thoughtful, responsive, and empathetic counselors in educational settings who advocate for their students and provide support in line with contemporary expectations and cutting-edge best practices.
This program in the Department of Counseling and Human Services provides helps students develop the dispositions, knowledge, and skills to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of all students. Graduates are change agents who develop and implement holistic, data-driven school counseling programs that include both direct and indirect services, program planning, and management. This CACREP-accredited program follows the national model and standards of the American School Counselor Association and the National Board of Certified Counselors, and meets the academic requirements for intial and professional New York State certification as a School Counselor.
Our graduates are in demand for roles in K-12 schools, higher education, and other youth settings including: