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|
|COUN 5433||Multicultural Issues in Counseling||3|
|COUN 5447||Lifespan Human Development||3|
|PSYG 5436||Psychopathology and Classification I||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 6981S||Internship: School Counseling 1||6|
|COUN 5531||Introduction to School Counseling||3|
|SPED 5403||Foundations in Research and Evaluation of Psychoeducational Issues in Special Education 2||3|
|Select one elective course in consultation with advisor||3|
|COUN 6999S||Comprehensive Exam in School Counseling 3||0|
Grades of B or better are required in all clinical coursework.
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.
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.