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UST Named to BestColleges.com’s ‘Most Affordable Online Master’s in School Counseling’ Programs

BestColleges.com, a leading online resource for students and a leading authority in higher education research and college planning, announces University of St. Thomas-Houston’s 100% Online Master’s in School Counseling degree program ranks No. 6 in its 2023 Most Affordable Online Master’s in School Counseling Programs list.

Empathetic, driven individuals with a desire to help students succeed may consider enrolling in an online master’s in school counseling program. To become a school counselor in a public school, perspective students need a master’s degree and state licensure. The most accessible and affordable master’s in school counseling programs are often part-time, low-residency (includes some on-campus requirements), and online.

UST’s School of Education and Human Services 100% online degree program in School Counselor Education prepares students to qualify as professional school counselors. The program focuses on counseling strategies, school-wide program development and mental health with an emphasis on diversity, culture, language and issues of privilege and oppression. Register for an information session.

Included in the more than 37 graduate degree programs offered at UST is a 48-credit M.Ed . Upon completion, graduates will earn a Master of Education degree in Counselor Education and be eligible to take the TExES School Counselor Exam for counselor certification in the state of Texas. UST charges the same tuition rate for in-state and out-of-state students.

With tuition on the rise, it's crucial to find good value.  The higher education experts at BestColleges have evaluated the most affordable Online Master's in School Counseling programs.

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