Degree Requirements

We're accepting applications for Fall 2024!

Degree Requirements 

Our mission is to prepare the next generation of school counselors. Through data-driven practices and a lens of multicultural understanding, you'll change students' lives in the K-12 environment. The Online School Counseling program combines essential core counseling classes and specialized school counseling curriculum to ensure that you get the tools that you need to be successful in the field. 

Masters of Arts in Education, School Counseling (90 Credits)

Find the the program that's right for you 

  Online School Counseling School Counseling
Master's Degree  Master's Degree in Education (MAEd) 
Licensure Preparation
  1. Residency-Level Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Certification in K-12
  2. WA State Counseling Licensure Preparation* 
  3. WA State Substance Use Disorder Certification Preparation*
Delivery

Year 1 &2 - Asynchronous*** 

Year 3 - Synchronous

In-Person; Classes after 4pm
CACREP Accreditation In-Progress  Fully Accredited 
Program Start Fall 
Practical Experience
  • 100-hour on-site practicum in local area**
  • 600-hour on-site internship in local area**
  • Seattle-based 100-hour on-site practicum
  • Seattle-based 600-hour on-site internship
Cost Per Credit  $722 $722

*Students who complete the Online School Counseling program will be well-positioned to be eligible for ESA certification, LMHC certification, and/or Substance Use Disorder certification within the state that they reside in. Questions about certification or licensure? Email MacPherson Worobec at mworobec@seattleu.edu. 

**Hours for on-site internship may increase depending on the student's local state requirements. 

*** Year Two of the Online School Counseling program will include an online synchronous practicum during winter term.

  Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master's Degree Master's of Education (MAEd) 
Licensure Preparation
  1. Counselor Licensure Preparation
  2. Washington State Substance Use Disorder Certification Preparation
Delivery

Year 1 &2 - Asynchronous 

Year 3 - Synchronous 

In-Person; Classes after 4pm
CACREP Accreditation In-Progress  Fully-Accredited 
Program Start Fall
Practical Experience
  • 100-hour on-site practicum in local area**
  • 600-hour on-site internship in local area**
  • Seattle-based 100-hour on-site practicum
  • Seattle-based 600-hour on-site internship
Cost Per Credit $722 $722
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Meet your Admissions Counselor

Christine Campbell, Senior Admissions Counselor for Online Programs

Christine Campbell

Senior Admissions Counselor

206-296-5530

christine.campbell@seattleu.edu

Curriculum for Change

Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling
Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling
Consultation, Leadership and Advocacy
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Kiera Edwards SU'17

"Through internships and practical experiences, I gained a deeper understanding of my field and developed skills that have served me well in my career."

Sam Pacampara SU'17

"Seattle University prepared me to be an exceptional practitioner, leader and advocate for equitable school systems."