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Save Thousands on Tuition at Rivier University.

In partnership with select organizations, Rivier University offers a tuition discount on online programs. You could be eligible for a tuition reduction of up to 15%* if your organization is partnered with our Learning Partner Network.

With an online format that allows you to study when and where it’s best for you, you can earn your degree quickly and affordably to advance your career.

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.

*Must be an employee or member of an organization in the university’s Learning Partner Network. Tuition discount applies only to Rivier University online programs and may vary by program. This discount is for tuition only and cannot be combined with any other tuition discounts or institutional scholarships. To confirm tuition discount and program details, please consult an enrollment counselor at online@rivier.edu. Information presented may be revised without notice.

Awards, Accolades & Accreditation

Rivier’s master’s programs in Education are recognized throughout the region as the programs of choice for current and prospective teachers.

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

Education programs are approved by the N.H. Department of Education, Division of Higher Education, Higher Education Commission.

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Advance Your Career

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

On-Campus Programs

Explore more program offerings through the Rivier campus. The Department of Education offers degree programs and certifications for prospective and current teachers. Degrees are offered at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels.

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.

Admissions Info

Take advantage of rolling admissions and terms beginning every seven weeks, so you can choose the best time for you to start earning your degree.

Have you decided to complete your degree at Rivier University? Complete our online application.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid comes in a variety of forms. From scholarships and loans to federal grants and student employment—there are many ways to cover the cost of your education. While the process may seem intimidating, our support staff is committed to guiding you through the process and making sure that you are comfortable with your plan. Please complete the form so that we can provide you with additional information.

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 https://bls.gov/.