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School Counseling

Vital Statistics

Number of graduates in past year: 1
Completion rate: 55% in 5 years, 63% in 7 years
Licensure or certification exam pass rate: 100%
Job attainment rate of graduates:  100% of those seeking employment

 

Program Overview

A program designed to prepare graduates to become professional school counselors (guidance counselor) capable of working collaboratively within Pk-12 school settings.

The 60-credit-hour M.S. in School Counseling program prepares graduates for the dynamic role of a school counselor capable of working collaboratively within a Pk-12 school setting. As a certified school 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.

Program Objectives

  • Objective 1: The program will recruit, admit, and retain qualified applicants.
  • Objective 2: The program will provide didactic and experiential opportunities for graduates to become competent and ethical practitioners of counseling or human relations within a multicultural and pluralistic society.
  • Objective 3: Alumni of the program will achieve licensure/employment within their field within one year of graduation at an 85% rate.

Curriculum

Candidacy

Frequently Asked Questions

Degree Program Schedule

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.

Application deadline is December 31, 2022 for Spring 2023 admission; July 31, 2023 for Fall 2023 admission. Completed applications, including standardized test scores (GRE/MAT test scores only required if overall GPA is below 3.0), should be submitted with your application. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact graduateschool@husson.

For more information

Name
Phone and Email Address
Deborah Drew, EdD, LCPC, Certified School Counselor Deborah Drew, EdD, LCPC, Certified School Counselor
Professor, Director, Graduate Counseling Programs
207.992.4912
drewd@husson.edu
101E Darling Learning Center
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401
Rebecca Edelman, PhD, NCC Rebecca Edelman, PhD, NCC
Assistant Professor
207.973.1014
edelmanr@husson.edu
101D Darling Learning Center
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401
Sarah J. Fucillo, PhD, NCC Sarah J. Fucillo, PhD, NCC
Assistant Professor
207.941.7119
fucillos@husson.edu
101C Darling Learning Center
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401
Jeri Stevens, PhD, LCPC Jeri Stevens, PhD, LCPC
Assistant Professor, Clinical Coordinator
207.592.0730
stevensje@husson.edu
101 Darlings Learning Center
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401