Master of Arts (MA) in School Counseling
Master of Arts (MA) in School Counseling

Discover Your Future at Argosy University with a School Counseling Degree


Diverse Students in this Program


Students are ages 40+ in this Program


Students Enrolled Full Time** in this Program

*Argosy University program census, 09/08/2017
**Full-time is one course per term

The School Counseling Master of Arts Degree Program can prepare you to work with a diverse range of students in elementary, middle/junior high and high schools.

Why a Master of Arts Degree in School Counseling?

School counselors are certified/licensed educators who work collaboratively with the school community to improve student success for all students. By using comprehensive data-driven programming, school counselors provide services to promote students’ academic, career and social/emotional development.

The School Counseling MA program is designed to develop and prepare professional counselors to work in a variety of employment settings in P-12 schools. Candidates in the School Counseling degree can learn to counsel individuals, families and groups on concerns in social, educational, psychological, career, and life planning situations. Counselor education and training also emphasizes assessment, intervention, prevention, consultation, and wellness.

Why a School Counseling Degree at Argosy University?

The School Counseling program emphasizes the development of attitudes, knowledge, and skills essential to become leaders in the school community. Our goal is to prepare students to be effective school counselors who collaborate with administrators, teachers, parents, and community partners to advocate for students, foster equity, and to promote access to rigorous educational experiences for all students. Our flexible formats accommodate working professionals, while our supportive faculty is committed to helping you achieve your professional goals.


  • Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501,

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What to Expect

When you’re applying, you can:

  • Work with a qualified admissions team trained to assist with application and programmatic issues and questions.
  • Work with qualified financial aid team to explore all options for an affordable route toward professional goals.
  • Experience a streamlined, but thorough admissions process to begin your program in a timely manner.

When you’re enrolled, you will:

  • Engage in a 51-credit-hour, learner-centered program that is geared to provide a wide range of classroom and field-based experiences.
  • Experience instructional interactions with an experienced and competent faculty*.
  • Experience a curriculum designed to meet all State Approved program requirements for certification in the State of Florida.

*Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.

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John F. Kennedy

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