Purdue University

College of Education

School Counseling


Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts

Krannert Center, Suite 104; 425 W. State Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

School Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mission of the School Counseling Program is to prepare professional counselors to work in elementary, middle, and high schools in a diverse, complex society. Graduates are prepared for K-12 school counseling upon completing the program and have a foundation in the theory and practice of comprehensive school guidance, professional identity as counselors, appropriate skills for counseling children and adolescents, experience with technology, clarity regarding appropriate roles for school counselors, and awareness of school culture. They are also aware of the importance of professional standards, recognize the importance of lifelong learning for themselves, and are prepared to contribute to professional literature and actively participate in, and contribute to, professional organizations.


Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Facts & Figures

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 336 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9478 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 27646 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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