Master of Arts in School Counseling
Candidates in the School Counseling MA program must complete a minimum of 60 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|
|COUN 5433||Multicultural Issues in Counseling||3|
|COUN 5447||Lifespan Development for Professional Counseling||3|
|COUN 5454||Introduction to Counseling Children and Adolescents||3|
|COUN 6250||Diagnosis and Treatment Across the Lifespan||3|
|COUN 5468||Professional Issues in Counseling||3|
|COUN 5501||Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy||3|
|COUN 5553||Counseling Relationships and Skills 1||3|
|COUN 6455||Group Work: Theory and Practice||3|
|Lifestyle and Career Development|
|COUN 5457||Career Development: Theory and Practice||3|
|COUN 6467||Assessment in Counseling||3|
|Research and Evaluation|
|COUN 6568||Research Methodology||3|
|COUN 6950||Counseling Practicum 1||3|
|COUN 6983||School Counseling Internship I 1, 2||3|
|COUN 6984||School Counseling Internship II 1||3|
|or COUN 6985||School Counseling Internship for Teachers|
|COUN 5531||Introduction to School Counseling||3|
|COUN 5350||Introduction to Substance and Process Addictions||3|
|SPED 5403||Foundations in Research and Evaluation of Psychoeducational Issues in Special Education 3||3|
|COUN 6450||Career Readiness and College/Workforce Access Counseling in P-12||3|
|COUN 6840||Consultation and Collaboration for School Counselors||3|
|Select one elective course in consultation with advisor||3|
|COUN 6999S||Comprehensive Exam in School Counseling 4||0|
Grades of B or better are required in all clinical coursework. All other courses are to be competed with a B- or above.
COUN 6985 is available only to certified teachers with 3 years of experience who are cross-endorsing.
Not required for MA, but required for school counseling certification when the candidate lacks a valid Connecticut Educator Certificate.
May be taken during the last semester of study or one semester prior. Note: Registration is required to sit for the exam.
Concentration in Sexual and Gender Minority Mental Health
|MFTH 5470||Sexual and Gender Minority Mental Health||3|
|MFTH 5480||Transgender and Gender Expansive Affirming Care||1.5|
|MFTH 5481||Conversations with Queer and Trans Youth||1.5|
|MFTH 5999G||Sexual and Gender Minority Mental Health Capstone||3|
Sixth Year Certificate in School Counseling
The Sixth Year Certificate (SYC) program in School Counseling requires a minimum of 30 post-masters' graduate-level credit hours, including clinical courses, and completion of requirements, as outlined on an individual plan of study.