Master of Arts in School Counseling
The University of Texas at Tyler

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in School Counseling program prepares proficient, creative, and multi-culturally competent school counselors.  The curriculum teaches professionals to be systemic thinkers who demonstrate competence in fundamental counseling skills, work from a theoretical counseling perspective, and are competent in using current research when practicing professional school counseling.  Coursework prepares school counselors who promote academic excellence and equal learning opportunities for all students and base their work on a fundamental understanding of comprehensive developmental school counseling programs, including methods of planning, development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.  Graduates are prepared to assume active roles in counseling, consulting, and leadership.


  • All undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • A completed department information sheet
  • Statement of Purpose essay
  • Three completed reference request forms
  • Admission interview

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

The State of Texas requires that the internship be done in Texas or at a Department of Defense school in order to receive Texas certification. This means that the student could still participate in this program and earn their master's degree, but unle