Master of Arts in School Counseling
48 Credits

About Our MA in School Counseling Program

The MA in School Counseling trains individuals to perform school counseling services such as the study and assessment of individual pupils with respect to their status, abilities, interest and needs.

It also trains students n how to properly counsel with administrators, teachers, students and parents regarding personal, social, educational, and vocational plans and programs. The MA in School Counseling degree encourages the students to develop cooperative relationships with community agencies in assisting children and families. 

The MA in School Counseling certifies, by the NJ State Department of Education, for an individual to be a New Jersey School Counselor.

Graduates of the MA in School Counseling program will demonstrate

  • A thorough understanding of and competence in the practice of individual and group counseling
  • Acquire an appreciation for the role of the counselor in society and an understanding of the ethical and legal responsibilities associated with that role
  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of human growth and development
  • Develop competency in understanding of psychological testing and evaluation
  • Acquire professional skills and practical experience in the provision of counseling services in a school setting

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Contact Information

Brianna Whitehouse
Graduate Enrollment Counselor
(908) 852-1400 ext. 2078


Program Advisor:

Dr. Harriett Gaddy 
(908) 852-1400 ext. 2119