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Graduate Bulletin Homepage |School of Education |Graduate Program Curricula | Master of Science in School Counseling

Master of Science in School Counseling

The 54-credit Master's of Science program in School Counseling is designed to prepare counselors to assume the full range of professional responsibilities (i.e., counseling as well as guidance) in elementary, middle, and secondary school settings.  This master's degree is typically earned en route to the CAS in School Counseling that provides provisional/permanent certification in School Counseling.

Program of Study (54 credits)

Behavioral/Social Sciences (12 credits minimum)

ECpy 604   Career Development (3)
ECpy 614   Psychology of Chemical Dependency: Theory and Practice (3)
ECpy 630   Behavioral Disorders (3)
ECpy 667   Research Principles and Methods in Counseling (3)

Specialized and Related Courses in Counseling (18 credits)

ECpy 521   Introduction to Mental Health Counseling (3)
ECpy 601   Introduction to Counseling Theory and Practice (3)
ECpy 603   Assessment Techniques in Counseling and Rehabilitation (3)
ECpy 608   Foundation and Techniques of Group Counseling (3)
ECpy 612   Intermediate Counseling Theory and Practice - Prepracticum (3)
ECpy 627   Multicultural Perspectives: Counseling Theory and Practice (3)

Supervised Fieldwork in Counseling (18 credits)

ECpy 602   Practicum in Counseling (2 days/week in a school) (3)
ECpy 606   Internship in Counseling (5 days/week in a school) (12)
ECpy 626   Fieldwork in Educational Institutions: Orientation to Schools (3)

Elective Courses (6 credits)

Two electives in the behavior and social sciences to be negotiated with faculty.  Possibilities include:

ESpe 560   Introduction to Human Exceptionality (3)
ESpy 798   Seminar in Selected Topics in School Psychology: Cognitive and
                Behavior Therapy with Children (3)





Last updated on 8/19/2009