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School Counseling (M.Ed.) Curriculum

School Counseling (M.Ed.) Curriculum

School Counseling 48 Hour Degree Plan
Requirements for Admission to the
 M.Ed. in School Counseling
In addition to the general requirements for admission to Graduate School, applicants
for admission to the Master of Education in School Counseling program must meet the following requirements:
  1. A minimum of 18 semester hours (graduate or undergraduate) in professional education or behavioral studies (psychology, sociology, criminal justice, social work). OR

  2. An undergraduate degree in Education.

  3. An acceptable GRE score, which is determined by the following formula:
    Undergraduate GPA X 150 + GRE (verbal+ quantitative) score must equal a minimum of 1200.

Total Credit Hours for School Counseling Degree
Coursework Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours for School Counseling Degree 48

*COUN 689 -Special Topics in School Counseling
PSYC 639 - Human Growth and Development 3
COUN 600 - Counseling Techniques 3
COUN 601- Research and Program Evaluation 3
COUN 605 - Counseling Theories 3
COUN 610 - School Counseling and Consulting 3
COUN 615 - Assessment in School Counseling and Guidance 3
COUN 637 - Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues 3
COUN 626- Multicultural Counseling in Schools and Communities 3
COUN 631 - Group Counseling 3
COUN 635 - Counseling Children and Adolescents 3
COUN 651 - Substance Abuse Counseling 3
COUN 659 - School Crisis Intervention and Prevention 3
COUN 640 - Career Counseling and Development 3
COUN 684 -Principles & Administration of School Counseling Programs 3
COUN 687 - School Counseling Practicum        3
COUN 697 - School Counseling Internship 3
*Additional course of study for students, who would like to focus on a specific area of specialized knowledge in school counseling, e.g., school dropout rates, vocational schools or college readiness, bullying prevention, academic motivation, leadership formation.