The Master of Science in Counseling degree is designed to prepare individuals to work for the betterment of those around them, with concentrations in school counseling and clinical mental health counseling. At SOE, our degree programs prepare competent, ethical, data- driven, culturally responsive and passionate counselors who become leaders in the profession. All programs offer a nationally recognized evidenced-based counseling curriculum aligned with national and state standards, a distinguished faculty with extensive counseling experience, a strong support system through partnerships with school districts and mental health settings, valuable clinical experience, and access to the resources of a world-renowned institution. Our behavioral medicine specialization allows students to complete practicum and internship placements in hospital settings where they develop the skills to work with clients with chronic illness.
Both the School and Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs are accredited by the Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) standards. A full-time, cohort-based School Counseling Fellows program is available for those interested in completing their degree in 15 months. We offer flexible alternatives that allow students to complete the program at their own pace.