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Master's in School Counseling, MA

Become a Well-Rounded Counselor

The Master's in School Counseling program prepares counselor candidates to support and advocate on behalf of the learning and social-emotional needs of children and adolescents in K-12 schools. The intensive, field-based MA in school counseling curriculum prepares every candidate to work democratically with diverse students and families. The program leads to an Illinois school counselor credential with an option to pursue licensure as an Illinois professional counselor.


Why Roosevelt for Your Master's

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A Diverse Student Body

47% of currently enrolled students are students of color.

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A Comprehensive Program to Prepare You for Your Future

100% of the employers of our school counseling graduates agreed or strongly agreed that our program produces school counselors who are well-prepared for their profession.

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Emerge as a Valued Job Candidate

100% of our students pass the state and national exams that are the capstones to this degree and program. Already licensed teachers or recent college graduates with degrees outside of education can enroll in this program.


“As I am set to begin medical school in the fall, I feel well prepared and very thankful for the opportunities that I was given. My experience at Roosevelt University exceeded all my expectations.”


Alyssa DeSimone, MA ’20
Student at Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine