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Online Master of Education in School Counseling


Discover an education that yields results and inspires.

Our Lady of the Lake University’s (OLLU) online Master of Education in School Counseling is designed to help you gain the skills needed to be an effective and influential school counselor at the primary and secondary levels.OLL Masters in School CounselingGraduate ready to meet the needs of today’s diverse student populations and become a leader within your school. Counselors-in-Training at Our Lady of the Lake University gain an advanced understanding of the industry’s best practices through courses, such as:

  • Guidance and Counseling Services
  • Vocational and Aptitude Assessment
  • Ethical Issues in Schools
  • Multicultural Issues
  • Psychological Development
  • Counseling Theories: Methods and Techniques

Core Skills for School Counseling Credentials

OLLU’s 48 credit hour, online Master of Education program prepares you to take the TExES (Texas Examinations for Educator Standards) School Counseling Exam.* Since its inception, the pass rate for the exam for online OLLU Counselors-in-Training has been 100 percent. You’ll also gain the skills and knowledge necessary to sit for the Licensed Professional Counselor Examination and the National Certified Counselor Examination. The Online M.Ed. program mirrors the standards set by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) and ensures that when you enter the field you’ll be equipped to:

  • Assess and confidentially address students’ behavioral and learning problems
  • Promote psychological health in children and adolescents
  • Implement effective career development planning
  • Uphold the ethical codes applicable for school counselors and private practitioners

Why OLLU’s Online M.Ed. in School Counseling Online Program?

Our Lady of the Lake University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution and strives to foster spiritual growth in each student, along with the skills needed for career success. Graduates of the online Master of Education in School Counseling leave with a heightened understanding of guiding young minds and helping students reach their full potential.

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Prepare to become a leader within your school with Our Lady of the Lake University’s online M.Ed. program. Call 855-275-1082 to speak with an admission representative or click here to request more information.

*Students who do not reside in Texas and are interested in becoming school counselors need to be familiarized with their own state requirements. Please see the following link to check individual state requirements: http://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors-members/careers-roles/state-certification-requirements