Curriculum and Course Sequence

Master of Education – School Counseling

The M.Ed. in School Counseling program is a 45-credit hour program that can be completed in two years full- time or four years or less on a part-time basis.  The curriculum includes a 500 hour Internship in the schools as the capstone experience.

Total Credit Hours: 45 credits

Professional Education Core (9 credits)
EDUC 603 Principles and Practices of Research
EDUC 606 Developmental Theory and Experiential Growth
CUIN 654 Cultural and Technological Awareness in the Context of Global Education

Area of Concentration (30 credits)
SCCO 600 Core Counseling Skills
SCCO 601 Program Planning & Service Delivery
SCCO 606 Social & Cultural Diversity: Issues & Counseling Interventions
SCCO 608 Lifestyle, Career Development & Decision-Making
SCCO 609 Theories & Techniques in School Counseling
SCCO 610 Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in School Counseling
SCCO 612 Practicum
SCCO 613 Group Dynamics & Interventions n the School Setting
SCCO 619 Assessment Issues in the School Setting
SCCO 692 School Counseling Seminar

Capstone (6 credits)
SCCO 693 Internship in School Counseling

Course Sequence Full Time Study

Fall I Spring I Fall II Spring II
SCCO 600
SCCO 601
SCCO 608
and
EDUC 603 or
EDUC 606
if not taken in summer

SCCO 609
SCCO 606
SCCO 619
and 
EDUC 603 or
EDUC 606 
if not taken summer/fall

SCCO 610
SCC0 613
SCCO 612
and
EDUC 603 or
EDUC 606
if not taken previously

SCCO 692
SCCO 693  
CUIN 654

ONE ELECTIVE MUST BE TAKEN SUMMER, INTERSESSION OR DURING FIRST THREE SEMSETERS.

The internship would require a total of 500 hours in the schools for internship in the Spring semester. The time requirement is full time/ 5 day week schedule for the 14 week semester.

Course Sequence Part Time Study

A part-time student may complete the program in 3 to 4 years depending on the configuration of the internship.
Fall I Spring I Fall II Spring II
SCCO 600
SCCO 601

SCCO 609
SCCO 606

SCCO 608
SCC0 613

SCCO 619
SCCO 692
       
Fall III Spring III Fall IV Spring IV
SCCO 610
SCCO 612
SCCO 693 SCCO 693 SCCO 693
EDUC 700


A student can choose to take more than 6 credit hours per semester upon approval by program coordinator.

EDUC 603, EDUC 606, CUIN 654 and an elective must be taken summer, intersession, or during the first 5 semesters.

Internship for part time:

  1. Two semesters for 3 credits each semester. Requires 250 hours in the school which is 2-3 days a week.
  2. Three semesters for 2 credits each semester: Requires 167 hours in the school which is 1-2 days a week.

Other configurations may be possible by consultation and approval of the program coordinator.