Start your path to a fulfilling career as a school counselor from the comfort of your home!

Students need support from school counselors.

Today more than ever, students need the emotional support and stability that comes from the wisdom of a school counselor. Malone's School Counseling program is a great fit for professionals from any background who feel called to support students of all ages in a variety of educational settings.

Whether you're a licensed teacher or hold a bachelor's degree in a different area, you can benefit from a school counseling degree. No previous experience is necessary. 

The program is fully accredited by: 

The curriculum for Malone's School Counseling program includes coursework, practicum, and internships, all of which can be completed in a two-and-a-half to three year time frame. Students will complete both sychronous online and asychronous online courses in our synchronous online school counseling program, to complete the 60 credit hours.

Preparing you for the future

The School Counseling program prepares students to become Licensed Professional School Counselors in Ohio. Our experienced faculty will equip you to effectively work with students, families, and school staff in grades K-12. Our holistic approach to counseling education allows us to continue to graduate highly-sought after counselors who excel in their field.

The pass rate for our graduates when taking their licensure exam, the Ohio Assessments for Educators - 040 for School Counselors (OAE 040), is often between 80-100%. Malone graduates have secured meaningful jobs in public or private school settings, practicing at a variety of educational levels.

View course curriculum

Each course and its description is listed in the official Academic Catalog

catalog buttonsOnce in the catalog, you can use the buttons (pictured left) located at the upper right of the page to plan your courses, save courses to your own personalized catalog, print them, and more! 

“My experience at Malone has not only helped me in obtaining my two Master’s degrees, but it has also helped me develop my leadership skills, as well as make connections in the counseling community.”

Meagan Neumann '13, LPC, LPSC