Niagara University

College of Education

School Counseling


Niagara University

P.O. Box 1909

Niagara University, NY 14109

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.Ed. in School Counseling, Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in School Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Niagara University's School Counseling program prepares graduate students to become School Counselors at the Elementary, Middle or Secondary level. The master's degree consists of 48 credit hours and leads to an M.S.Ed. in School Counseling and eligibility for provisional certification by the state of New York as a School Counselor. The CAS (Certificate of Advanced Study) is a 12 credit hour program that follows New York state certification regulations for permanent certification as a school counselor. Through intensive course study and field work, students are prepared to create and work within comprehensive and developmental school counseling programs, which focus on the needs of all students in three areas of development: academic, career and personal/social.


Niagara University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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