Certificate in International School Counseling

The Certificate in International School Counseling is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to effectively provide counseling and develop school counseling programs in International Schools. Certificate candidates will acquire a working knowledge of career, academic, and social-emotional counseling specifically focused for counselors wanting to and working in international schools. This program is ideal for: 

  • Candidates who wish to work or are employed as school counselors in international schools.
  • Recent graduates, career changers, aspiring counselors, and educators who wish to develop their competencies in the field of school counseling. 

Program Highlights

Program Highlights
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  • A professional certificate from University of San Diego
  • Highly-qualified professional faculty with advanced degrees and years of counseling experience
  • An affordable cost: $340 per unit

Courses At A Glance:

Students must complete the four courses over the span of one academic year.

Courses at a glance

C = Classroom; OSP = Online Self-Paced




Cross-Cultural Counseling Skills for International School Counselors (3 units)



Crisis and Trauma Prevention and Intervention in International School Counseling (3 units)




International College and Career Readiness (3 units)




Applied Theories and Techniques in International School Counseling (1 unit)