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Grand Valley State Universitys Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling prepares students to work as school counselors in K-12 public and private school systems. The M.Ed. in School Counseling program leads to a school counselor endorsement or a school counselor license in Michigan to be used in a school setting.

Grand Valley State Universitys College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The faculty are leaders in their fields, combining the philosophy of education and your needs as a practitioner.

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Career-oriented. The program opens up a number of career opportunities for professional educators.

  • Service. The College of Education Student Information and Services Center provides centralized services for advising, program planning, field placement, and certification.
  • Flexible. Evening, weekend, and summer classes make it easier for teachers and administrators to plan their schedules. Some classes are offered online.


The M.Ed. in School Counseling admission requirements and application for admission are available online.

The $30 application fee is waived if the applicant has previously applied to Grand Valley State University.

Courses Offered

The M.Ed. in School Counseling program is a minimum of 36 credits.

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Grand Valley offers an excellent education at a reasonable cost.

Page last modified July 28, 2016