School Counseling Graduate Program

Curriculum

The Master of Arts in School Counseling program offerings are divided into four groupings that will lead the student through a general sequence of academic experiences.

Introductory courses are presented in Group I, with intermediate offerings available in Group II. Students should complete most of each group before proceeding to the next group. Groups III and IV requirements should be attempted only after Group I courses are completed.

Group I 17 Hours
  • COUN 501 Lifespan Development
  • COUN 533 Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • COUN 536 Group Process
  • COUN 537 Intro to School Counseling
  • COUN 579 Psychological and Achievement Testing
  • COUN 636 Career Counseling
Group II 11 Hours
  • COUN 509 Counseling Research Methods
  • COUN 631 Counseling Issues and Ethics
  • COUN 638 Cross Cultural Counseling
  • COUN 640 Family Relations
  • COUN 669 Pre-Practicum/Counseling Lab
Group III 10 Hours
  • COUN 502 Intro to College Admission Counseling
  • COUN 503 Crisis Intervention in Schools
  • COUN 773 Counseling Practicum
  • EDAD 565 School Law
Group IV 13 Hours
  • COUN 538 Advanced School Counseling
  • COUN 539 Child Psychopathology for School Counselors
  • COUN 642 Consultation and Supervision
  • COUN 670 School Counseling Internship (600 hours)
  • EDSP 500 Special Education: Identification and Issues
Electives 9 Hours
  • See handbook and summer workshop schedule for elective offerings.
Total 60 Hours MA awarded

NOTE: Due to CACREP accreditation, School Counseling Master's programs will require 60 hours beginning in 2020.