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Master of Education in School Counseling

Program Details

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:


This program requires practicum and internship experiences.

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and official and sealed transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions previously attended
  • Personal statement
  • Student acknowledgement form
  • Student questionnaire
  • Reference form
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (If GPA is below 3.0 a GPA statement is required)
  • Written consent release of test records to certification officer and program faculty
  • Current teaching license (if you are a teacher)
  • Teaching service record (if applicable)

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges