School Counseling

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 5433Multicultural Issues in Counseling3
Human Development
COUN 5447Lifespan Human Development3
PSYG 5436Psychopathology and Classification I3
Professional Orientation
COUN 5468Professional Issues in Counseling3
Helping Relationship
COUN 5501Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy3
COUN 5553Counseling Relationships and Skills 13
Group Work
COUN 6455Group Work: Theory and Practice3
Lifestyle and Career Development
COUN 5457Career Development: Theory and Practice3
COUN 6467Assessment in Counseling3
Research and Evaluation
COUN 6568Research Methodology3
Clinical Instruction
COUN 6950Counseling Practicum 13
COUN 6981SInternship: School Counseling 16
Specialized Curriculum
COUN 5531Introduction to School Counseling3
SPED 5403Foundations in Research and Evaluation of Psychoeducational Issues in Special Education 23
Elective Courses
Select one elective course in consultation with advisor3
Comprehensive Exam
COUN 6999SComprehensive Exam in School Counseling 30
Total Credits48

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.