Master of Arts in School Counseling

Learn the skills and reality-based experience to assist students with personal, social, academic and career concerns at the elementary, middle and high school levels.

The School Counseling graduate program through Gardner-Webb is CACREP accredited and will prepare you for licensure as a professional school counselor.


  • Gardner-Webb University (Boiling Springs campus)


What You’ll Learn

In addition to studying basic counseling theory, philosophy and trends, you will develop your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Through classroom and school-based practicum and internship experiences, you will deepen your appreciation of diversity, demonstrate your knowledge of ethical and legal practices, and broaden your understanding of the educational process within school environments.

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Master of Arts in School Counseling

In addition to the University’s prerequisites, the Master of Arts in School Counseling requires 48 semester hours of coursework, which includes school-based practicum and internship experiences. Your studies will culminate in a comprehensive exam in the last semester of coursework.

For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.


What You’ll Do

The School Counseling program prepares graduate students to fulfill the roles of school counselors in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

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