St. Cloud State University

College of Education

School Counseling


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - School Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

School counselors work in K-12 educational settings to assist with the educational, vocation, personal, and social development of all students. In carrying out their responsibilities, school counselors work with students, parents, teachers, school personnel and community agencies.

Individuals already possessing a master's degree in counseling, psychology, human development, education, special education, social work, or any other mental health field at another institution may qualify for licensure certificate program status. This program requires students to complete the equivalent of our degree program through transfer courses and courses taken at St. Cloud State University. Specified courses must be taken from SCSU. Contact the school counseling program coordinator for further information.

Degrees and Plans Offered

  • Master of Science in School Counseling: Plan A (Thesis) at 58 credits
  • Master of Science in School Counseling: Plan B (Comprehensive Exam) at 52 credits




International Student Requirements:

TOEFL computer based-207. TOEFL IBT-76. TOEFL paper-540. Financial documentation showing the student ability to cover the cost of graduate study.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 52-58

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/ 540.00 non-resident USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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