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M.S. in School Counseling

School Counselor with StudentThe Master of Science in School Counseling Program is nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The program prepares students to work with young people from a developmental perspective to clarify goals, to overcome behavioral and social obstacles, and to enhance the learning experience.

Graduates of the program are taught how to help students cope with problems relative to their daily academic and social activities. They learn effective individual and group counseling techniques and gain practical field experience through the counseling practicum and internships at all levels (elementary, middle and high school).

This 48-credit program, plus two years of experience as a school counselor in New York, leads to permanent New York State certification as a school counselor.


Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid CounselorGrants, discounts and scholarship opportunities can help make your education at LIU Brentwood a more affordable one, particularly for graduates of St. Joseph’s College and Long Island University.

Learn more about our generous scholarship opportunities.

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Male and female studentsTo apply to the program, complete the LIU online application for admission, or speak with an admissions counselor or faculty member at 631-273-5112.

You may also complete our online Request More Information form.