Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the Field of School Counseling
The master of arts in education and human development (MA ED&HD) in the field of school counseling degree program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and provides professional preparation for individuals who wish to become certified as counselors in public and private schools. The program is designed to equip students with the requisite knowledge and skills to provide professional counseling, assessment, consultation, and guidance services in a school setting.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits, including 42 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses:
|EDUC 6114||Introduction to Quantitative Research|
|or EDUC 6116||Introduction to Educational Statistics|
|CNSL 6151||Professional and Ethical Orientation to Counseling|
|CNSL 6153||Counseling Interview Skills|
|CNSL 6154||Theories and Techniques of Counseling|
|CNSL 6155||Career Counseling|
|CNSL 6157||Individual Assessment in Counseling|
|CNSL 6159||Psychosocial Adaptation|
|CNSL 6161||Group Counseling|
|CNSL 6163||Social and Cultural Dimensions - CNS|
|CNSL 6185||Practicum/Internship in Counseling|
|CNSL 6186||Advanced Internship in Counseling|
|CNSL 6466||Foundations of School Counseling K–12|
|HDEV 6108||Life Span Human Development|
|HDEV 6109||Child Development|
|or HDEV 6110||Adolescent Development|
|6 credits of approved electives|
|The remaining credits should be selected in consultation with the program advisor.|
Counseling students are required to complete 600 hours as part of their internships (300 hours per course) and 100 hours as part of their practicum.