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If it was easy, you wouldn’t be interested.

Whether you’re looking for full- or part-time programs, our counseling programs can give you the preparation you need to get started on your career path as a professional counselor. 

Master’s degree:

  • School Counseling Fellows (Full-time): Can be completed in as little as 15 months.
  • School Counseling (Part-time): Students have five years to complete program.

Note: Both school counseling programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and lead to state certification in Maryland and other states that grant reciprocity

  • Mental Health Counseling (Part-time): Provides academic requirements needed for licensure  in Maryland and students have five years to complete program.

Benefits of our counseling program include:

  • a nationally recognized evidenced-based counseling curriculum aligned with national and state standards
  • a distinguished faculty with extensive counseling experience
  • a strong support system through partnerships with schools districts and mental health settings and
  • access to the resources of a world-renowned institution.

Ranked among the top graduate schools of education by U.S. News & World Report, the Johns Hopkins School of Education offers a variety of full- and part-time programs and certificates (some in online formats), and receives more funded research than any other graduate school of education in the country.

To see the complete list of all full- and part-time programs in teaching, special education, counseling, school leadership, and other specialty areas, go to

Need to talk to someone directly? Contact us at or call at 1-877-JHU-SOE1 and an admissions counselor can help you. You can also fill out an information request form or come to an in-house or online information session.