School Counseling

Learn about the Master of Education in School Counseling

School Counseling at Millersville University

Learn about School Counseling at Millersville University.

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Thank you for visiting the School Counseling homepage. The Master's of Education School Counseling Program at Millersville University offers a 39-credit program with an option for PDE (Pennsylvania Department of Education) Certification in School Counseling (12 credit hours). It can be completed as a 51-credit master's degree, which is counted towards LPC eligibility in the future. Click here for admission requirements, prerequisites, application deadlines, and the list of class requirements within the program.

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,  or Dr. Richard Joseph Behun

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

Application Deadline

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


  • Minimum of 6 undergraduate semester hours in psychology.
    • The following course is expected: General/Introductory Psychology
    • Note that prospective students who have not completed one or more of these courses may be required to do so as a condition for admission to the school counseling program.
  • Official transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A goal statement
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are required for applicants with lower than a 3.0 GPA, with minimum scores of 148 (Verbal), 147 (Quantitative), 3.5 (Analytical Writing). Submission of GRE scores is optional for all other applicants.

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