College of Education and Human Services

Seton Hall University's online graduate Counseling program is a combined, 60-credit, Master's and Education Specialist program. It has been developed for students who desire to prepare for a career as a professional mental health counselor.

Next Enrollment Start Date:  Spring 2016
Orientation Dates: January 15-17, 2016

As an online student, you truly get the best of both worlds: a dynamic Web-based learning experience grounded in the 150 year history and tradition of Seton Hall University.  As a graduate student of Seton Hall University, you will become part of a nationally recognized program that has been training professional counselors for over 30 years on campus.  We hold our online counseling students to the same educational and professional standards and training as their on-campus counterparts. In less than three years, you can advance your career, all according to your own schedule.

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Who Should Apply?

Individuals who have a passion for the helping professions and  counseling, those  who wish  to advance their professional career and work as a   counselor, or those who would like to pursue licensure or a PhD.  Our program has a balanced approach to education combing the traditional with online to meet the  needs of our students.

Courses and Residencies
The online M.A./Ed.S in Counseling is a 60-credit program consisting of 20, three-credit courses spread over 10 semesters. The program also requires two on-site residencies, which afford you the opportunity to meet face-to-face with professors and your peers in the program.

The Internet and Web-based learning have changed the rules of the game for working professionals. Through the online M.A./Ed.S. Counseling program, you can take advantage of Seton Hall University’s leadership in online education to get ahead in your career, wherever there is an Internet connection or wireless hot spot. The online degree and certificate programs were created with the busy professional in mind. We know the importance of "anytime, anywhere" education. Utilizing state-of-the-art learning technologies in a highly interactive educational environment, our programs are built on practical, rigorous curricula.

Academic Director:
Margaret Brady-Amoon, Ph.D.

For program inquires:
Rosalie Maiorella, M.S.

(973) 313-6239

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