Be the One They Turn to for Help

Imagine going into work every day with the chance to make a difference. Today’s youth face a myriad of challenges – from dealing with bullies to making the transition into college. As a school counselor, you’ll play an invaluable role in helping students get on the right path.

NSU’s Master of Science in Counseling with a concentration in School Counseling empowers you to empower your students. Our curriculum emphasizes interdisciplinary collaboration, prevention and responsive services. You’ll learn how to address the academic, career, and personal/social needs of students from a diverse population, as well as how to function as a facilitator between parents, teachers, and students. And you’ll develop real world skills through hands-on experiences, including required practicum/internship work.

This program is approved by the Florida Department of Education. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to pursue a rewarding career as a certified counselor in an educational, Pre-K-12 setting. Your work will not only help you live a more fulfilling life, but also leave a lasting impact on the lives of your students.

Apply now for NSU’s Master of Science in Counseling with a concentration in School Counseling.

Quick Facts

NSU’s M.S. in Counseling with a concentration in School Counseling is 48 total credits to complete.
Start Dates
The Master of Science in Counseling is available to start in August (Fall) or January (Winter).
Delivery Options

Classes for the M.S. in Counseling program are offered through evening and weekend programs at our Tampa Bay Regional Campus.

Tuition for the School Counseling concentration in Tampa is $755 per credit hour.

Career Outcomes

School Counselor $57,332 Average Salary Per Year
Social Work Manager $68,838 Average Salary Per Year

Source: PayScale

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