Master of Education in Counseling
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

The Department of Counseling and School Psychology is offering a master’s of education degree in Counseling primarily online to international students and US students. It is a 60-credit master’s which meets the academic requirements for licensure in the state of Massachusetts as a School Guidance Counselor for those who complete an approved field placement in the US under appropriate supervision. Students complete a series of general counseling courses and courses specific to school counseling. In addition, students complete field experiences in school settings through the practicum and internship. The field experiences may be completed in local schools where students reside, and they are supervised via online chats.

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Boston is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have at least one year of human services experience (work, volunteer, internship and research experience).