Master of Education in School Counseling
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling, a 48 semester hour program, prepares professional counselors to meet the academic, career, personal, and social needs of culturally and linguistically diverse K-12 student populations. The program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
- Serve as professional counselors, system advocates, educational leaders, team members, consultants, and practitioners who maximize opportunities for individuals, groups, and communities and especially underserved populations;
- Address the developmental, academic, career, mental health, personal, cultural, social, spiritual and wellness needs of those we serve within the context of counseling;
- Help individuals, groups and communities strive to find meaning, involvement,
- Plan and conduct research to further the knowledge base and best practice initiatives of the counseling profession;
- Consult and interface with various school and community organizations to promote client and societal well-being.
- School counselor