North Carolina State University

Master of Education in Counseling

Through the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development department, North Carolina State University offers students the option of three different Master of Education degree tracks: clinical mental health; college counseling and student development; and school counseling. All programs are both accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and offered through an online platform.

North Carolina State University's Master of Education programs adopt the School-College-Community Collaboration Model to prepare students to work with professionals in different fields to promote the wellness of their clients.

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Learn More: Interview with Dr. Siu-Man "Raymond" Ting – Counselor Education Program Coordinator at NCSU

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Program Information

School Name: North Carolina State University

Program Name: Master of Education in Counseling

Program Length: Three years

Enrollment Type: Part-Time, Cohort-based

Instruction Methods: Asynchronous and Synchronous

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Phone Number: (919) 515-2244

Program Requirements:

  • 60 Credits
  • Internship completion


  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • College Counseling and Student Development
  • School Counseling

Admission Requirements:

  • Official transcripts verifying baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Online and Department Application with fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • TOEFL for International Students
  • Three Academic Recommendations

Application Deadlines: Online students typically begin during the Summer I session in mid-May. Two application deadlines: January 15 (priority) and April 15 (regular).

North Carolina State University’s program information was last updated in April of 2020. For more information, visit the university's website above.