This master's program emphasizes the integration of theory and practice and culminates with an internship in an appropriate setting. Students may choose one of two concentrations: Community Agency Counseling (52 credits) or School Counseling (45 credits).

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Grading

Students enrolled in this degree program must earn a B or higher in counseling courses and in all licensure coursework, including practicum and internship courses. Students are permitted to repeat a course only once. 

Banner Code: E1-MED-CNDV

Degree Requirements

Total credits: 52 or 45

Concentration in Community Agency Counseling (CA)

Coursework
EDCD 609Advanced Counseling Skills and Strategies4
EDCD 652Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling3
EDCD 654Counseling, Ethics, and Consultation in Community Agencies3
EDCD 656Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Mental Health Professionals3
EDCD 658Couples and Family Counseling3
EDCD 797Advanced Topics in Education (must register for 2 credits)2
MEd Requirements
EDCD 525Advanced Human Growth and Development3
EDCD 601Introduction to Research in Counseling3
EDCD 602Foundations in Counseling3
EDCD 603Counseling Theories and Practice3
EDCD 604Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling3
EDCD 608Group Processes and Analyses4
EDCD 610Career and Educational Counseling3
EDCD 628Counseling and Social Justice3
EDCD 660Multicultural Counseling3
Practicum and Internship
EDCD 755Practicum in Counseling3
EDCD 791Internship in Counseling3
Total Credits52

Concentration in School Counseling (SC)

Coursework
EDCD 606Counseling Children and Adolescents4
EDCD 611Introduction to Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling2
EDCD 626Principles and Practices of School Counseling3
EDCD 797Advanced Topics in Education (must register for 2 credits)2
MEd Requirements
EDCD 525Advanced Human Growth and Development3
EDCD 601Introduction to Research in Counseling3
EDCD 602Foundations in Counseling3
EDCD 603Counseling Theories and Practice3
EDCD 604Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling3
EDCD 608Group Processes and Analyses4
EDCD 610Career and Educational Counseling3
EDCD 628Counseling and Social Justice3
EDCD 660Multicultural Counseling3
Practicum and Internship
EDCD 755Practicum in Counseling3
EDCD 791Internship in Counseling3
Total Credits45