Help children succeed in the classroom - and in life!
Are you looking to serve as a school counselor in a public or private educational setting?
The School Counseling program provides knowledge, practice, and skills through educational and clinical experiences to develop school counselors who are intentional practitioners, advocating for student growth and development.
The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP), the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and approved by the Ohio Board of Regents.
Foundational Core Courses (24 hours)
- COUN 503 - Multicultural Counseling and Advocacy
- COUN 549 - Human Growth and Development
- COUN 563 - Theories and Techniques of Counseling I
- COUN 564 - Theories and Techniques of Counseling II
- COUN 567 - Group Dynamics/Processing/Counseling
- COUN 569 - Tests and Appraisal in Counseling
- COUN 570 - Career Development and Lifestyle Counseling
- EDUC 510 - Techniques of Research
Core Courses (15 hours)
- COUN 545 - Foundations of School Counseling
- COUN 610 - Consultation and Advocacy in School Counseling
- COUN 612 - Program Development and Coordination in School Counseling
- COUN 661 - Counseling Children
- COUN 664 - Adolescent Counseling
Clinical Experience (9 hours)
- COUN 630 - Counseling Practicum
- COUN 683 - School Counseling Internship I
- COUN 684 - School Counseling Internship II
Special Education Requirement (3 hours)
Students entering this program must have completed a course in the area of special education (three semester hours at the undergraduate or graduate level) or take an approved course (i.e., SPED 543-Exceptional Children and Youth) prior to recommendation for licensure.