School Counselor Degree Plan


All courses must be completed in a six-year period. 

Click here for the M.Ed. in Counseling (School Counselor Track) Degree Plan PDF

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These four courses must be taken in the first 12 hours:

ED 5307

Graduate Research (must be taken in the first 12 hours) - web

ED 6308

Advanced Human Growth and Development - web

ED 5314

Personality and Counseling Theories - web

ED 7323

Emotional Intelligence (Approval of Advisor) – Alpine – 1x

Required Courses:


Techniques of Counseling (prerequisite ED 5314) – Alpine - 3x

ED 7302

Management of Guidance Counseling and Human Services Programs
(prerequisite: ED 5314 and ED5307) - web

ED 5313

Career Development and Life Planning (prerequisite: ED 5314 and ED 7302) - web

ED 5315

Assessment in Counseling (prerequisite: ED 5314) - web

ED 6344

Counseling in a Multicultural Society (Approval of Advisor) - web

ED 6346

Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling (prerequisite: ED 5314) - web

ED 7315

Group Processes in Guidance and Counseling (prerequisites: ED 5314 and ED 7303) – Alpine – 3x

ED 5322

Behavior Management - web

ED 6345

Family Counseling (Approval of Advisor) - web

ED 6347

Introduction to Play Therapy (Approval of Advisor) – web

These classes must be taken in your last semester of course work:

ED 7301

Clinical Practice in Counseling
(prerequisites: ED 5314, ED 7303 and ED 7315; must be taken in last  semester of course work) – Alpine – 4x

ED 7316A

Practicum in Guidance and Counseling (must be taken in last semester of course work) – school site

Comprehensive Exam is taken the last semester of coursework.


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