Help students succeed as a school counselor. Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally accredited Master of Arts in Education in School Counseling will equip you to make a difference in the lives of children of all ages. Earn your master’s, Rank I or certificate. Explore your options.

Degree Concentrations

Rank I Master of Arts in Education Standard Certificate
School Counseling (60 hours) School Counseling (48 hours) School Counseling

Admissions Requirements

  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or 3.25 in the last 60 hours completed) OR
  • GRE Scores of 146 Verbal, 140 Quantitative and 4.0 Analytical Writing  OR
  • MAT score of 365
  • Resume
  • Writing sample
  • Email addresses of three recommenders
  • Participation in a group interview

Career Outlook

Employment for school counselors is projected to grow 11% by 2030, which is faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. Please refer to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics webpage for school counseling for additional job-related information, such as median pay.

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Visit the EKU Graduate School website to get started.


Counselor Education Program