Washington Graduate Counseling Schools & Programs

Washington Graduate Counseling Schools & Programs

Washington Graduate Counseling Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs

Washington State University College of Education:

This is considered to be one of the most effective and forward thinking education colleges in the country. This college emphasizes the importance of theory and practice. Students in this college get the most current and deepest educations, but they also get to experience the field through internships and professional training. Students also get the opportunity to use the school's cutting-edge technology. Students also have the advantage of receiving educations from a top-notch faculty of experienced education professionals who work closely with students to help them complete their programs and move flawlessly into their careers.

Master of Arts in School Counseling:

This program is for students who are interested in the profession of school counselor. This program requires a large amount of in-depth research and a thesis at the end of the program. The program begins with a core counseling education. Students learn about current issues in the school counseling field. Students also learn about diagnosis of mental health conditions, working with certain populations, and community and education challenges and issues. Students also will pick an area of concentration. Students will work closely with faculty members and advisors to complete their master's theses. They will also have to do some clinical research that will give them a more advanced understanding of the school counseling field. Students who complete this program often go on to become school counselors. Others will work in administrative positions, where they advise and influence policy. Students also have the option to apply to PhD degree programs.

Master of Education in School Counseling:

This is a program that does not require a thesis. This program is more of a hands-on training for students who are less concerned with research and scholarship and more concerned with practice. Students will begin with a core counseling education. Students learn about issues and challenges in today's school counseling profession. Students also learn about various mental disorders and social challenges that are facing students in America's private and public schools today. Students work closely with faculty advisors to complete independent projects. Students who complete this program are qualified to serve as certified school counselors. Students also have the option to apply to PhD degree programs.

PhD in School Counseling:

This program is for students who have already earned master degrees in school counseling. This program is for students who would like to further research and understand key concepts in the school counseling profession. Students begin by picking individual areas of study. Students work closely with faculty advisors to complete PhD dissertations that will then be defended before an academic panel. Students who complete this program can teach school counseling and psychology at the undergraduate and graduate level. They will also occupy high-level administrative and government positions where they will write and influence policy as it related to school counseling.

Contact Information:

Address: PO Box 641030, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1030

Phone Number: (509) 335-6424

Schools
This list may contain out-of-state and online schools that accept students from Washington
Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

    See More

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Showing schools in your area

            Sponsored
            Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
            • Liberty University provides a worldclass education from a christ-centered worldview
            • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels
            • No standardized testing if student meets admission requirements
            • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
            • 87% of Liberty University students receive some form of financial aid
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            MS: Psychology
            Good for Working Adults
            • One of the top-ranked universities in Florida, Saint Leo University offers over 50 accredited undergraduate degrees, programs and endorsements as well as master's and doctoral programs.
            • Saint Leo’s undergraduate and graduate online degree programs prepare you to take advantage of growing career opportunities in a variety of in-demand fields.
            • Saint Leo University provides academic excellence, flexibility, affordability, and a wide range of educational programs with financial aid and scholarships available to those who qualify.
            • Saint Leo offers a 14:1 Student-Teacher Ratio to ensure you get the personal attention you deserve.
            • Learn on your schedule with our 6 convenient available start dates throughout the year. Get started on earning your accredited degree today!
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            Doctor of Psychology (PhD) - Marriage and Family Therapy
            • Offers online master’s and doctor of philosophy programs in Psychology.
            • Students may also enhance their professional development and choose from several specializations, including Addiction, Gender Diversity Studies, Organizational Psychology, and more.
            • Both the master’s and doctor of philosophy programs have no GRE or GMAT exam requirements.
            • 100% of faculty possesses a doctoral degree in their field.
            • Most courses are online, but some require in-person engagement in local communities through internships/externships and other clinically supervised activities.
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits