Master of Science in School Counseling

Your skills and expertise can change a student's life.
Study school counseling and make a difference.
What will I learn?

You’ll learn theories and methods that help you understand students at different grade levels. You'll also be prepared to pass the TExES exam for school counseling. You’ll learn how to develop and facilitate:

  • Crisis intervention counseling
  • Large and small group guidance
  • Comprehensive developmental guidance programs
  • Advocacy for students, families, educational programs and the profession of school counseling
When are classes?

We have classes during spring, summer and fall semesters. Classes meet once a week, Monday through Thursday evening, as well as Saturday morning and afternoon.

What are your admission requirements?

You can apply online.Here's what we consider to make our admissions decision:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • One of the following requirements
    1. 3.0 cumulative GPA score or 3.25 over the last 60 hours
    2. An official GRE score report.  Recommended achievement of 150 verbal, 142 quantitative and 4.0 writing.
    3. Mental health casework and/or field experience with minimum GPA of 2.5 cumulative
  • Interview session with program faculty
Preparing for certification?

In certain circumstances, you can take your required school counseling courses for Texas School Counselor Certification at Texas Wesleyan. This isn't uncommon, but we will need to meet with you to learn more about your unique needs. Contact us and let's talk:

Trigg Even
Assistant Professor of Graduate Counseling

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