Program Overview

Gain a mastery of the skills needed to take your career to the next level with Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Education in School Counseling. The MEd program provides the academic foundation for school counseling certification, as well as Professional Counselor licensure in the State of Texas. The curriculum was designed to ensure that upon graduation students will be able to sit and pass the TExES (Texas Examinations for Educator Standards) School Counseling Exam.*

The online Master of Education in School Counseling was designed to yield results and features a world-class faculty. Under their guidance, you'll gain experience:

  • Assessing and addressing students' behavioral and learning problems
  • Promoting psychological health in children and adolescents
  • Implementing effective career development planning
  • Upholding the ethical codes for school counselors and private practitioners

Making the choice to continue your education with Our Lady of the Lake University not only means that you'll receive an education that has been tried and tested, but you will also be studying with an institution that shares in your religious values. Since the Master of Education in School Counseling program is entirely online, you're able to earn your degree when it is convenient for you.

About OLLU
Founded in 1895, Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep tradition of service to underserved and disadvantaged populations. Accredited since its inception by the Council on Social Work Education, the Worden School of Social Service has been cultivating social work leaders since 1942 in a caring, diverse and supportive environment.

If you would like to learn more about Our Lady of the Lake University's online MEd in School Counseling program complete the form to request more information.

*Students who do not reside in Texas and are interested in becoming school counselors need to be familiarized with their own state requirements. Please see the following link to check individual state requirements: http://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors-members/careers-roles/state-certification-requirements

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Requirements

    • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and official and sealed transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions previously attended
    • Personal statement
    • Student questionnaire
    • Reference form
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA or 3.0 in last 60 credit hours. If under 3.0 GPA then grad test is required (MAT or GRE)
    • If under a 2.75 GPA then grad test and GPA statement required
    • Teaching service record (if applicable)

    School Overview

    Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio. Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, the University has developed a reputation for our personal teaching style. Since 2011, OLLU has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

    We are a university that helps students develop their full potential in an environment that's encouraging and stimulating.

    Online degree programs prepare professionals to provide leadership and make scholarly contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their fields, apply the most current information and technology to decision making and problem solving, work collaboratively, productively and ethically in culturally diverse settings, and contribute to the mission of the University by serving the needs of their communities.

    OLLU is dedicated and open to the changing needs of our students. Professors bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to each course and are available to help students through personal meetings, e-mail or by phone. Students come first at OLLU: You'll learn from instructors with real-time experience as well as academic credentials, who go beyond theory to explain your role and responsibilities.

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