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

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Upper Iowa University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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