Earn A Master's in School Counseling

The School Counseling application for summer 2023 has been extended through March 31. The review process is rolling — apply now and receive your admission decision sooner.

Clinical Mental Health or School Counseling

Our CACREP-accredited counseling program enables graduates to deliver professional counseling services in a clinical mental health or school setting. The program is distinguished by exceptional in-classroom instruction, a cohort model where students form strong bonds and progress together, and both academic knowledge and theory. The experience of closely supervised practicum and internships build competence in counseling skills and in personal growth.

Flexible Schedule

Cohorts begin each June. Complete the two-year, full-time program or three-year, part-time program.

Faculty Who Lead

Exploring the link between nature and mental health with Ryan Reese, Assistant Professor of Counseling.

Counseling Clinic

Our on-site clinic allows students to develop expertise with the help of faculty and clinical supervisors.

Counseling Professor Recognized for Outstanding Mentorship

Our faculty are known for mentoring students. Professor Edward Ewe, a researcher in the graduate counseling program went above and beyond. He was recognized by the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision for supporting others in the profession through his advocacy and community-building. Ewe is the director of OSU-Cascades' on-site counseling clinic. Students provide sessions to community members and are trained to help individuals manage stress, anxiety, depression and trauma.

OSU-Cascades Counseling Clinic


Clinical Mental Health Counseling (90 credit hours)
School Counseling (78-84 credit hours)

Nationally Accredited, In-Person Program

The Council for Accrediting Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) is recognized as the gold standard for university counseling programs.

Our graduate counseling program prepares the counselors of tomorrow with exceptional in-classroom instruction using a cohort model where students form strong bonds as they progress through their coursework together.

CACREP Annual Report


Learn more about admission requirements.

Graduate Student Housing

Enjoy on-campus living at OSU-Cascades. All room types are open to graduate students but many choose to live in a single room with a private bathroom, or with other graduate students in apartment-style suites.

Contact Us

Gillian Harper | Graduate Student Recruitment Coordinator
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