University of La Verne

College of Education and Organizational Leadership

School Counseling


1950 Third Street

La Verne, CA 91750

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed. - School Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of La Verne’s School Counseling program prepares candidates to become holistic, academically well prepared leaders, advocates and social agents in education and the larger community. Our program supports a culture of caring that includes a strong commitment to equity across all domains, including the academic, career, personal and social domains defined by the National Standards for School Counseling. Emphasis is placed on social justice, mindfulness, creativity, excellence and community involvement with community action research components embedded throughout the coursework. Candidates are trained as advocates for all students, as well as collaborators with families, other educators and the global community. Through this program candidates will increase their capacity for critical thinking and self-reflection. They will develop the courage and skills to challenge biases and stereotypes, to appreciate diversity and become transformative leaders in schools and communities.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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