Impact the Lives of College Students with the Master’s in College Counseling and Student Development
The master’s in college counseling and student development at Azusa Pacific University prepares individuals to become student affairs educators whose special interest is college students and the environments that affect their development as persons and as scholar-students.
- Develop visionary leadership and foster student learning.
- Facilitate effective campus and community relationships.
- Develop skills in pluralism, inclusion, and social justice.
- Apply classroom learning to supervised fieldwork in a college or university.
- Two-year on-campus program for full-time students.
Learn more about the program and our faculty.
Department of Higher Education
Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). In addition, APU’s College Counseling and Student Development Program also meets Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) standards.
U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2023 edition named Azusa Pacific to its list of top national universities and several other significant lists, including First-Year Experiences and Top Performers on Social Mobility. The Princeton Review designated APU as 1 of 126 institutions in the “Best Western Colleges” section of its 2023 Best Colleges guide. APU’s School of Nursing was named a top nursing school in California for 2023 by College Factual and Niche. APU was included as a top-100 degree producer by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education and is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). Azusa Pacific is also a Military Friendly School and Yellow Ribbon University, serving more than 500 military-connected students and families, and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral Research University.
Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.