Master of Science in School Counseling

In order to receive certification as a school counselor in the State of Maine, students must take an approved course for Teaching Exceptional Students in the Classroom at either the graduate or undergraduate level. At Husson, the course is ED 321 Educating Exceptional Students.

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Recommended Courses

Note: After 12 credit hours have been accumulated, students are eligible to apply for Admission to Candidacy.

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Proposed Curriculum

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CO 700
Orientation to the Professions of Counseling and Human Relations
3 CR.HR.
CO 702
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
CO 703
Research and Program Evaluation
3 CR.HR.
CO 704
Social and Cultural Diversity
3 CR.HR.
CO 705
Theories of Counseling
3 CR.HR.
CO 710
Counseling Techniques
3 CR.HR.
CO 712
Group Process
3 CR.HR.
CO 721
Assessment in Counseling
3 CR.HR.
CO 722
Career Development and Counseling
3 CR.HR.
CO 723
Practices in Counseling Young Children and Adolescents
3 CR.HR.
CO 805
Addictions Counseling: Treatment and Contemporary Issues
3 CR.HR.
CO 827
Crisis Intervention
3 CR.HR.
CO 890
Practicum
6 CR.HR.
CO 891

CO 892
Counseling Internship I
and
Counseling Internship II
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.
ED 701
Introduction to School Guidance Counseling
3 CR.HR.
ED 705
The Changing Role of the School Counselor
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN