Master of Arts in Counseling / School Counseling
Messiah University

Program Details

At Messiah, this online MA in School Counseling is CACREP-accredited. You’ll gain additional expertise and in-depth knowledge to broaden your professional career. You’ll take a core of counseling classes, followed by an equal number of specialized courses that will help you engage students and overcome emotional challenges in their lives. Coursework usually included in this School Counseling track include:
  • Effective Practices of School Counselors
  • Organization and Administration of School Counseling Programs
  • Effective Practices for Every Learner
  • School Counseling Practicum
Review your individual state’s regulatory board for licensing requirements before enrolling in this, or any other program. Messiah’s curriculum does prepare you to sit for the exam within Pennsylvania and other states, but check to be sure.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Messiah 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

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent