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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).

Learning Objectives

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.

Career Possibilities

  • School counselor