About the Master's degree in school counseling
Become a transformative counselor for Pre K-12 students.
Facilitate student well being and achievement. A master's degree in school counseling from PennWest California gives you comprehensive training and credentials for a rewarding career as a Certified School Counselor Pre K-12.
You'll graduate qualified to become a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and will be eligible to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania and other states. Work in public or private schools, or open a private practice.
Streamline your path to success.
- Complete your degree in only 4 semesters and one summer with our accelerated program for students of any undergraduate major.
- Adapt your course schedule to accommodate your lifestyle and career with evening classes, multiple program start dates and flexible internship hours.
- Apply without MAT or GRE scores if your undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or above.
HRSA Program Student Opportunities
PennWest California graduate students can apply to receive a $10,000 stipend in support of their clinical field experience in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Counselor Education, and Social Work. The application process is competitive. Click here to learn more.