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Master of Science in Counseling

Master of Science in Counseling

The Kremen School of Education and Human Development offers a Master of Science degree in Counseling. This degree has been designed to provide students with three specialized options: School Counseling, Student Affairs and College Counseling, and Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. These program options give the student the ability to direct their knowledge to a specific area, allowing for better preparation in the field of counseling. 

PercentageIn California, jobs for Educational, Guidance, School and Vocational Counselors are expected to grow by 14.7% between 2016-2026. 

According to the California Employment Development Department


Choose Between Three Specialized Program Options

School Counseling

Designed for individuals seeking advanced preparation for careers in educational settings (K-12). The School Counseling option is designed to complement the Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPS) curriculum and is intended to enhance preparation of public and private school counselors.


Student Affairs and College Counseling

This program option is designed to prepare individuals for employment as student service professionals in a four-year university and community college. Graduates with this degree option are prepared for employment in the multi- faceted arena of post-secondary education.


Marriage, Family and Child Counseling

Accredited by the CACREP, this program provides preparation for a career as a counselor specializing in marriage and family therapy (including child counseling) in public or private agencies, or in private practice. Completion of this program satisfies the approved degree title requirements for the California Marriage, Family and Child Counseling (MFCC) license.



The Counselor Education and Rehabilitation department also offers a Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling degree. 


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