Master of Science in Counseling / School Counseling
Upper Iowa University

Program Details

An online master’s in Counseling focusing on School Counseling prepares students to serve the community as counselors in public, charter, and private schools. Courses have been developed to meet CACREP standards and include a high level of hands-on training.

The curriculum emphasizes prevention of emotional and mental disorders, early intervention, and empowerment of clients. Counselors are committed to working for social justice and helping a diverse clientele. Graduates can pursue counseling positions serving children in preschool through 12th grade.

Course topics explored in this degree concentration include:

  • Multicultural counseling
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Psychological assessment
  • Child and adolescent psychology
  • Human development
  • Ethical practice


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission