A program designed to prepare graduates to become professional school counselors (guidance counselor) capable of working collaboratively within K-12 school settings.
The 49-credit-hour M.S. in School Counseling program prepares graduates for the dynamic role of a guidance counselor capable of working collaboratively within a K-12 school setting. As a certified guidance counselor, individuals may be responsible for such tasks/activities as classroom guidance instruction, individualized counseling, needs-based work with student groups, consultation with parents and classroom teachers, and collaborating to develop effective programming, and empowering students to make appropriate life decisions.
* Applications are still being accepted for the Fall 2014 program.
Courses are offered in the late afternoons and evenings to accommodate students who have full-time work responsibilities. The program may be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis. All graduate work must be completed within five years of being awarded candidacy.