Online Master of Education in School Counseling

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3 Years

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55 Total Credits

7 & 14 Weeks Class Length

Multiple Start Dates Per Year

Be the Support They Need

Rivier University’s online Master of Education in School Counseling degree program is designed to equip you with the skills necessary to support students when they need it most. This 55-credit-hour program combines classroom and internship experience and is taught by instructors with experience in helping students deal with social, emotional, and educational challenges.

This program covers topics such as clinical counseling, basic human interaction, collaboration and innovation, group counseling, and more. Upon graduation, you will be able to use intervention strategies, and case conceptualization skills grounded in theory and develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

Accreditations and Awards

Rivier University is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

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Possible Careers

  • Public school counselors
  • Human services counselors
  • School health professionals
  • Learning center directors
  • Youth and family counselors
10% Job Growth

Employment of school and career counselors and advisors is projected to grow 10 percent from 2021 to 2031.1

The Rivier Advantage

Affordable Earn a competitive degree at a competitive price.

Personal Small class sizes and real-world experience provide students the skills they need for success.

Flexible Start when you want with rolling admission and terms beginning every seven weeks.

Dynamic Obtain a quality education from a university with more than 90 years of experience educating students.

Strategic Partners Program

With Rivier’s Strategic Partners Program, we can provide innovative and relevant degree programs for professionals to advance their knowledge and careers. And as a bonus, employees of Rivier’s partners are eligible for tuition discounts.

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About Rivier University

Rivier University is a Catholic institution that welcomes students from all backgrounds and provides a transformative and supportive educational experience. Throughout our history, we have been dedicated to providing a learning environment that educates the whole person — mind, body, and spirit. Our graduates excel professionally, academically, and in service to their communities.


  1. “Occupational Outlook Handbook: School and Career Counselors and Advisors.” Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on October 3, 2022, from