School Counseling, MA

Dean: Heidi Bostic, Ph.D.
School Counseling website

Degree Offered

Master of Arts

Program Description

The master of arts in school counseling program includes a variety of courses, practica, internship and other training experiences which offer comprehensive preparation for professional practice as a school counselor. Course work focuses on school counseling program development, leadership in school counseling, research and evaluation methods, assessment, theories of counseling, ethical and legal issues as well as individual, group and other foundational skills in counseling. Training in counseling skills begins in the first term and an internship begins in the second year. This training prepares students to develop and deliver a Comprehensive School Counseling Program, which is aligned with the principles outlined by the American School Counselor Association National Model for School Counseling Programs.