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Guidance Counselor Education

Your online resource for Guidance Counselor Education and Career Information. Guidance counselors are a rare breed. These are specially trained counseling professionals who work in schools to help children and young adults with school issues, planning for the future, and career and college decisions. School counselors are required to meet state certification standards, which vary from one state to the next. They also generally have to have some graduate-level work completed. Just about every state requires guidance counselors to have a master's degree and keep up with continuing education in order to keep their certification current every year or two. In most states, counselors will have to complete 3,000 hours or two years of supervised job experience in order to get their license. Then, they will have to seek continuing education over time to maintain that license. There are more than 250,000 school and guidance counselors in the workforce, and the job outlook is positive for these professionals. Retiring professionals and a high demand versus low availability of recent counseling graduates are going to contribute to the increase of counseling positions that are available in schools, among other things.

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  • Grand Canyon University

    Does the Human Mind Fascinate You? Study Psychology at Grand Canyon University - Bachelor's and Master's Degrees Available!
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    • Bridge - Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision
    • B.S. in Behavioral Health Science - Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
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    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Liberty University

    We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.
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    • M.Ed. - School Counseling
    • Bachelor of Science: Psychology: Addiction and Recovery
    • Applied Psychology: Developmental Psychology
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    Location:
    Lynchburg: 1971 University Blvd,, Lynchburg VA 24515
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  • Regent University

    Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
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    • Master of Arts in School Counseling
    • Certificate in School Counseling
    • Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision
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    Location: Online

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  • Capella University

    An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.
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    • MS - Educational Psychology
    • MS - School Counseling (CACREP-accredited)
    • MS - Child and Adolescent Development
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  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

    Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology
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    • Child and Adolescent Psychology Certificate
    • Ed.D. Educational Psychology and Technology
    • M.A. Psychology
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    Location:
    Grayslake: 1200 University Center Drive,, Grayslake IL 60030
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  • South University, Online Programs

    As a student at South University, Online Programs, you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.
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    • Psychology (BA)
    Location:
    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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  • Our Lady of the Lake University

    Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio. Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, we have developed a reputation for our personal teaching style. Since 2011, OLLU has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. We are a university that helps students develop their full potential in an environment that's encouraging and stimulating.

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    • Master of Education in School Counseling

    Location: Online

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  • Northcentral University

    Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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    • Master of Science in Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology
    • Psychology - BA
    • General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
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    Location:
    San Diego: 2488 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego CA 92106
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  • Ohio Christian University

    Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.
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    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    Location:
    Circleville: 1476 Lancaster Pike,, Circleville OH 43113
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  • Post University Online

    At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

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    • B.A. in Psychology
    • B.S. in Human Services / Counseling
    • Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling
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    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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