School Counseling

Masters plus Certification

Thank you for visiting the School Counseling homepage. The Masters of Education School Counseling program at Millersville University offers a 36-credit program with an option for PDE (Pennsylvania Department of Education) Certification in School Counseling (an extra 9 to 12 credit hours). It can be completed as a 48-credit master's degree, which is needed towards LPC eligibility in the future. Click here for admission requirements, prerequisites, application deadlines, and the list of class requirements within the program.

In addition to the required classes, students in the Masters of Education School Counseling program are required to complete a Core Competency Project during their time at Millersville University. This project will culminate in a research-based presentation to the faculty of the School Counseling faculty upon near-completion of the Master's level coursework.

Do you have questions about the School Counseling Program at Millersville University? Check out our FAQs page!

Features of Our Program:

  • Provides candidates with a multi-disciplinary approach to school counseling through careful examination of knowledge bases and research in the fields of education, psychology, and counseling.
  • Emphasizes the combined use of “soft-skills” (e.g., relationship formation and maintenance, etc.) and “hard-skills” (e.g., data-based decision-making, evidence-based practices, etc.) in preparing school counselors as agents of change.
  • Provides training in specific skills, theories, and practices necessary for leadership roles in the field of professional school counseling.
  • Promotes a cohesive identity of a 21st century school counselor able to envision and implement programs of change and transformation in school settings.

With any further questions, feel free to contact the Graduate Studies Office, 717-872-3099, or Dr. Jason Baker at 717-871-2065.

Please consult the Graduate Catalog for more information about the School Counseling Program.

Supervisor Certification Program: School Counseling

Applicants must have a Master's Degree and Certification in School Counseling. Please see the Graduate Catalog for more information on the Supervisor Certification Program.

Contact Info

Dr. Jason Baker
Program Coordinator

211A Byerly Hall
Tel:717-872-2065

Psychology Department
145 Byerly Hall
Millersville University
PO Box 1002 (1 S. George St.)
Millersville, PA 17551
Tel:717-872-3093
Fax:717-871-2480

Application Deadline

January 15th for fall admission, June 1st on a space available basis for those who have missed January deadline (fall). October 1st for spring admission.

Current Students

For orientation paperwork, detailed plan of work, competency project requirements, and more, log into your Desire2Learn account.

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