School Counseling

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Make a Difference with a School Counseling Degree

Impact the future of education with a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Services with an emphasis in School Counseling from UCCS. Our CACREP accredited School Counseling program meets the licensure requirements of the Colorado Department of Education. Working with students, parents, educators, and others within the community, you will have an opportunity to impact the education system from the inside out.


Engaging Classrooms

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Small sized classes taught by faculty with extensive teaching and research experience, combining both teaching theory and practice.

Prepared for Success

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Our graduates consistently exceed the national average on Counselor Examination and Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exams.

In-demand Careers

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, school and career counselor employment is expected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.

UCCS is built around supporting all students.

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"(Going back to school after 10 years of teaching) was a chance to help others through their journey—and my own.

Every single day, I get to be involved in kids’ lives as a support, a sounding board, a kick-in-the-pants helping them re-examine their priorities.

A friendly face that makes them laugh, a calm presence in their moment of chaos, and someone who is always on their side.

There is no greater privilege than this. This is my profession, this is my passion.”

— Rhonda Williams, a successful UCCS College of Education grad.