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MEd in School Counselling

Program Details

The MEd in School Counselling Program at CityU in Canada assists students in developing knowledge, skills and values necessary for school counselling, as well as child/adolescent counselling in non-school settings. Offered in classroom-based or online synchronous mode on Saturdays (plus first 2 weeks in July), it allows students the flexibility to keep teaching while completing their degree program.

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Potential career opportunities

Graduates of the MEd in School Counselling program carry on to become school counsellors, district counsellors, or school administrative leaders. Other graduates choose to work as child and youth counsellors in community settings, and eventually open a private practice. 

To consider which program best suits your career potential please click on the following link to make your task easier. We review the program component features, students’ profiles, delivery formats, and financial aid options for both graduate programs. Comparison between MEd in School Counselling and Master in Counselling at CityU.

The program is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, approved by the Ministry of Advanced Education in British Columbia. and is eligible for the Teacher Qualification Service (TQS) upgrades. The MEd in School Counselling meets the course requirements for BC Association of Clinical Counsellors registration as a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) and Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association registration as a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC).


Contact our Enrollment Advisor Michael Grienke at 

Currently accepting applications for 2022-2023 in the following locations

Spring – April 2023

  • Surrey (In-Person)
  • Online Synchronous Cohort (Online classes in real-time)

Fall – October 2023

  • Victoria (In-Person)
  • Vancouver (In-Person)
  • Online Synchronous Cohort (Online classes in real-time)

*Please note that cohorts fill up months in advance, so please apply early!

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Please be advised that this program is not available for International Students