Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Counseling and Psychology, School Counseling Concentration, M.A.

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Degree Requirements

The Master of Arts degree in Counseling and Psychology is designed to prepare students for exciting and challenging careers. Concentration areas include: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, School Counseling, and School Psychology. The program consists for core counseling courses, core non-counseling courses, guided electives and core concentration courses. 

Clinical Mental Health Concentration and the School Counseling Concentration consists of 60 hours. Students may also pursue Dual Licensure by adding an 18-hour Ed.S. degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling.

School Psychology Concentration consists of 33-36 hours.

  • Counseling Core Required Courses: 30 hours
  • Non-Counseling Core Required Courses: 6 hours
  • Advisor Guided Electives: 9 hours
  • Concentration Core Courses: 15 hours
  • Total Degree Requirement: 60 hours

Advisor Guided Electives (9 hours)

Selection of appropriate courses (PSY 5XXX-PSY 6XXX, and COUN 5XXX-COUN 6XXX) will be made in consultation with the student’s advisory committee and/or the graduate coordinator.

Concentration Core Courses (15 hours)

School Counseling follows the same Counseling Core Course Requirements, Non-Counseling Core Requirements, and Advisor Guided Electives as listed above for Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The two programs differ by concentration courses.

Course Substitutions

Course Substitutions are allowed upon approval of the graduate advisory committee, department chair/director, and dean of the college.

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