School Counseling (Admitted Prior to Fall 2017)

The Master of Education in School Counseling curriculum is designed to meet the needs of graduate students wishing to pursue school counseling positions in elementary, middle, or secondary schools. Students who complete this coursework will satisfy academic requirements for K-12 school counselor licensure in the State of Ohio.

  • PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELOR may offer counseling services in a school setting. The scope of practice for an Ohio Professional School Counselor includes assisting students, teachers, parents, and other educators in helping children learn. Services provided include counseling with individuals and with groups; intervening with parents and teachers; consulting with community agency personnel; coordinating mental health programming in schools; and developing, delivering, managing, and evaluating a counseling program.

Master of Education:  School Counseling

REQUIRED:  All of the following

  • COUN 6640  Crisis Counseling -  3
  • COUN 6650  Consulting Functions and Practices - 3
  • COUN 6690  Orientation to Professional School Counseling -  3
  • COUN 6740  Career and Life Planning Approaches - 3
  • COUN 6750  Theories and Techniques of Counseling -  4
  • COUN 6760  Counseling the Culturally Diverse -  3
  • COUN 6780  Legal & Ethical Issues in Counseling -  3
  • COUN 6790  Group Model and Procedures -  3
  • COUN 6890  Internship in Counseling -  9
  • COUN 7760  Counseling Practicum -  4
  • EDFI 6410  Statistics in Education -  3
  • EDFI 6420  Research in Education -  3
  • EDFI 6710  Human Growth and Development -  3
  • EDIS 6780  Assessment and Testing in the Mental Health Setting -  3
  • EDTL 7100  Curriculum OR EDTL 6110 Curriculum Inquiry - 3

Total Hours: 53

Sufficient to equal a minimum of 53 semester hours which are required for graduation. Electives may be selected from other graduate offerings with advisor.  If students wish to sit for the LPC licensure exam, they must take the electives listed above. Advisors will assist in selecting the appropriate courses.