MA in School Counseling Online

Be an Agent of Change

An online master’s degree in school counseling from the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education will prepare you to support and advocate for P-12 students at a critical point in their lives.

Taught by leaders in the field, the SchoolCounseling@Denver curriculum is grounded in social justice and built to train highly skilled aspiring counselors to serve as agents of change in their communities.

Live, online classesWork face to face with doctoral-level faculty, current school counseling practitioners, and like-minded peers from across the country

An immersive online platformReview and submit coursework and watch recorded class sessions at anytime, anywhere.

Social-justice focused curriculumLearn from courses focused on identity, power, privilege, and oppression

FieldworkComplete a 100-hour practicum experience and a 600-hour internship at a school in or near your community

Optional immersion on campusConnect with professors and peers in person.

A Purpose-Driven Curriculum

  • 18core courses
  • 1

    practicum (100 hours supervised field experience)

  • 2

    internships (300 hours supervised field experience)

  • 1

    optional on-campus immersion

In addition to traditional counseling theory and practice, our courses are developed to help address the diverse academic, career, and social/emotional needs of P-12 youth. We encourage students to bring their unique community perspectives into the classroom. Students share the needs of their community in courses like:

  • Diversity: Multicultural Counseling and Psychosocial Issues
  • Mental Health & Substance Use
  • Counseling Children, Adolescents and the Family
  • Lifespan Development

Our program is designed to adhere to the standards set by the Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs1 (CACREP) and fulfills the academic eligibility requirements for Colorado state licensure as a school counselor.

Take the next step in helping to shape the lives of youth in your community. Fill out this brief form to receive more information about our school counseling program and learn how you can start developing skills for social change.

1 The 72-credit Master of Arts in School Counseling program from the Morgridge College of Education is designed to adhere to the standards set by CACREP. Only CACREP has the authority to determine which programs do and do not meet their standards. The program intends to submit an application for CACREP accreditation in fall 2020.Return to footnote reference