M.Ed. Counseling

M.Ed. in Counseling with School Counseling Emphasis

Required Courses
COUN 5352School Counseling Seminar3
COUN 5365Ethical Foundation of Counseling3
COUN 5391School-Counseling Practicum I3
COUN 5392School-Counseling Practicum II3
COUN 5350Foundations of Counseling3
COUN 5351Career Counseling and Guidance3
COUN 5353Personality and Counseling Theory Application3
COUN 5354Group Procedure for Counselors3
COUN 5356Introduction to Family Counseling3
COUN 5357Methods and Practices in Counseling3
PSYC 5304Human Development3
PSYC 5381Assessment and Evaluation Fundamentals3
PSYC 5311Culture, Minority and Gender Issues3
EDUC 5370Techniques of Research3
COUN 5090Comprehensive Examination0
Approved Electives
Graduate level Counseling, Counseling Psychology or Psychology electives6
Total Semester Credit Hours48

Course Information and Schedule

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Program Entry Requirements

Students will be admitted into the M.Ed Counseling and Psychology by the faculty once the application criteria are met. To be accepted into the M.Ed Counseling and Psychology program, students must:

  • Programs of Psychology and Counseling Department Application

  • Timely submission of admission materials (as listed in current handbook)

  • Interview

  • Submit writing sample

  • Clinical/Work/Volunteer Experience: Teacher certification needed as well as two years teaching experience.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a wide range of knowledge within the field of school counseling.

  2. Demonstrate the ability to apply scholarly knowledge in community settings.

  3. Demonstrate in-depth comprehension of the body of knowledge (including literature) required to fulfill multiple roles as a counselor in a school setting.

  4. Acknowledge, respect, and respond to diversity while building on similarities that bond all people.

  5. Demonstrate effective counseling skills to promote positive therapeutic outcomes in a variety of settings.

  6. Demonstrate effective ethical decision-making skills that will promote trust and competence in the mental health profession.