Master of Science in Counseling / School Counseling
Gwynedd Mercy University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in School Counseling program prepares educators for licensure and professional practice as K-12 school counselors.  The curriculum covers topics relevant to school environments, including learning disabilities and children who have learned English as a second language and provides expertise in helping young people navigate difficulties with family, teachers, and peers. 

Learn to play active roles in assisting students as they build:

  • Healthy coping skills
  • Develop self-reliance
  • Find their unique voices

Increase your abilities to provide support and guidance, and to advocate on behalf of their students and their families. Graduates are also empowered to support causes that uphold mental wellness for all and to act ethically and professionally.

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Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Gwynedd Mercy University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must attend two, in-person weekend residencies
  • Requires prerequisites in psychology, and research methods or statistics