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Online educational, school and counseling psychology degree programs

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MU College of Education's Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology (ESCP) gives you the keys to unlock supportive, diverse and caring learning environments – from the classroom or office; all the way to the home. 

Affordable

As a distance learner in an MU graduate program, you qualify for in-state tuition rates, regardless of where you live.

Highly ranked

GetEducated.com, TheBestSchools.org and U.S. News & World Report consistently rank our online education degree programs among their best.

100 percent online

Mizzou's online education ESCP programs are 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. You can earn your degree on your own schedule. 

Expert faculty

Our online education degrees are developed and taught by the same practiced faculty and instructors who teach on campus. 

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What our graduates are saying

Wendy Baty, EdSp.
I applied what I was learning on a daily basis. It was great to implement the work had done as a graduate student.
Master of education ’16
Camille Hackamack, M Ed in positive coaching.
The faculty and staff are awesome in positive coaching. They’re always more than willing to help. They’re real people in this industry. You are getting their real-world experiences and perspectives.
Master of education ’17

Find your program

Educational specialist

Mental health practices in schools (EdSp)

Educational specialist in educational, school and counseling psychology with an emphasis in mental health practices in schools

Promote positive mental health among youth. Improve your classroom management skills and build resiliency and optimism in children and adolescents. 

Master's

Mental health practices in schools (M Ed)

Master of education in educational, school and counseling psychology with an emphasis in mental health practices in schools

Discover evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies that address issues such as anxiety, trauma, bullying, resiliency and wellness.

Positive coaching and athletic leadership (M Ed)

Master of education in educational, school and counseling psychology with an emphasis in positive coaching and athletic leadership

Advance your career leading athletes, students and other team members. Help others achieve their optimal performance both as individuals and as team members.

School counseling (M Ed)

Master of education in educational, school and counseling psychology with an emphasis in school counselor, elementary and secondary, certification

Better understand the developmental career and mental health needs of youth in schools. Learn to practice successfully as a multiculturally sensitive counselor in socially and economically diverse work settings.

Student learning and well-being (M Ed)

Master of education in educational, school and counseling psychology with an emphasis in educational psychology and a focus in student learning and well-being

Increase student learning and support positive development of all learners by applying learning theory, positive psychology and social and emotional learning in your classroom. 

Graduate certificate

Multicultural education (Grad cert)

Graduate certificate in multicultural education

Teach students from diverse backgrounds sensitively and effectively while outlining the costs associated with insensitivity.

Positive psychology (Grad cert)

Graduate certificate in positive psychology

Learn how to build thriving individuals, families, communities and organizations; help advance society's collective well-being.

Take your first step

Be at the forefront with an online graduate degree or certificate from Mizzou’s award-winning College of Education.