School Counseling

The Master of Science Degree in School Counseling is designed to prepare you to work in a school setting as a school counsellor and work directly with teachers, parents, and administrators in K-12 settings.

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Key Facts



MSc (Hons) School Counseling


Course Credits: 60


Degree Duration

3 years :

3 years (Direct Route)


Start Dates


Degree Overview

This program prepares future school counselors to meet the challenging times of diverse K-12 students today and apply and evaluate an evidence-based comprehensive school counselling program. Completing the 60-credit School Counselor program will earn your initial certification as a school counselor.

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  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources. 

Why Study this Degree

Graduates of the Master of Science in School Counseling Degree Program will be prepared to assume a professional school counseling role in a school setting

Apply current knowledge and research from social and behavioral sciences including the use of technology to the practice of school counseling

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the impact of cultural diversity on counseling techniques and applications

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