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Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M, W, F

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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School Counselor ESA Certification

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Saint Martin’s University has developed an excellent reputation for educating compassionate, capable, effective school counselors over the last 20 years. Based on follow up studies of our graduates, 95 percent of each year’s graduates searching for positions have found jobs within one year.

Key Program Features

  • Relevant
    Lean from case studies, field experience and reflective assessments. Graduate with practical solutions to real world problems in schools.
  • Professional
    While taking courses, you will work on site at area schools, with close supervision by your mentor and faculty.
  • Flexible
    Our program is designed to fit your schedule. Many courses are offered in the evenings.
  • Connected
    Build your professional network as you develop connections with counselors, professional agencies and school districts in the area.

The Office of Graduate Studies

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