Master of Arts in School Counseling

Candidates in the School Counseling MA program must complete a minimum of 48 credits. Candidates are expected to maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The MA program of study in School Counseling allows candidates to complete the state certification requirements.

Social and Cultural Foundations
CN 0433Multicultural Issues in Counseling3
Human Development
CN 0447Lifespan Human Development3
PY 0436Psychopathology and Classification I3
Professional Orientation
CN 0468Professional Issues in Counseling3
Helping Relationship
CN 0500Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy3
CN 0553Counseling Relationships and Skills 13
Group Work
CN 0455Group Work: Theory and Practice3
Lifestyle and Career Development
CN 0457Career Development: Theory and Practice3
Appraisal
CN 0467Assessment in Counseling3
Research and Evaluation
CN 0566Research Methodology3
Clinical Instruction
CN 0558Counseling Practicum 13
CN 0590SInternship: School Counseling 16-12
Specialized Curriculum
CN 0531School Counseling: Procedures, Organization, and Evaluation3
SE 0405Exceptional Learners in the Mainstream 23
Elective Courses
Select one elective course in consultation with advisor3
Comprehensive Exam
CN 0099Comprehensive Exam 30
Total Credits48-54
1

Grades of B or better are required in all clinical coursework.

2

Not required for MA, but required for school counseling certification when the candidate lacks a valid Connecticut Educator Certificate.

3

May be taken during the last semester of study or one semester prior. Note: Registration is required to sit for the exam.