The Master of Science Degree in Counseling is designed to prepare you to work in a school setting as a school counselor. You'll have the opportunity to follow any of several career paths in the counseling field. Additionally, completing the 48-credit School Counselor program will likely earn you provisional certification as a school counselor. (Same with the 54-credit Bilingual School Counselor program, too).
Graduate students who complete the 60-credit Mental Health Counseling program are eligible to sit for the professional licensing examination.
- Counseling with a specialization in School Counseling and Bilingual Extension
- Advanced Certificates in Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counseling and in Retirement Counseling (CASAC)
Additionally, if you're interested in mental health, Mercy's Mental Health Counseling Degree will earn you the license that has become the new entry-level standard for the field.
Both counseling programs may be taken part-time or full-time