Master of Education in School Counseling, M.Ed.

The Master of Education in School Counseling (MEdSC) program in the UVU School of Education prepares individuals to provide school counseling services in grades P-12 in public and private schools, as well as work in related fields at universities or colleges. The curriculum is aligned to the learning standards required for licensure by the Utah State Board of Education including Professional Counseling Orientation and Ethical Practice, Social and Cultural Diversity, Human Growth and Development, Career Development, Counseling and Helping Relationships, Group Counseling and Group Work, Assessment and Testing, and Research and Program Evaluation.

Matriculation Requirements

1. Application for admission to the graduate program with application fee by the established deadline.

2. Submit official transcripts from all universities attended.

3. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university or the international equivalent.

4. A 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 GPA calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate work.

5. For international students whose native language is not English, submit official TOEFL or IELTS band scores. A TOEFL score of 80 iBT (550 pBT) or higher, or an IELTS band score of 6.5 or higher within the past two years is required.

6. International students must also meet all US government requirements for international students.

7. The university uses a selective admissions process for admitting students to graduate programs. Meeting minimum admissions criteria does not guarantee admission to the graduate program or to the University as a graduate student.