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College of Education: Preparing Teachers and Education Professionals

Department of Higher, Adult, and Counselor Education

 COUNSELOR EDUCATION MS

  Admission Process | Program Requirements | Course Descriptions | Course Schedule
  Counselor Licensure | Counseling Profession |
Supervision Training | Faculty Profiles

 

Counselor Education Program Requirements 

The Master of Science in Counselor Education requires a minimum of 60 semester hours, including 45 hours of core course work and 15 hours of electives. A thesis is optional. Students must pass a Counselor Education Comprehensive Examination to complete degree requirements.

Required Core Courses in Counselor Education (45 semester hours)

  • *COAD 7480 Research Methods and Design in Counseling or
    *EDUC 6480 Introduction to Educational Research
  • COAD 6400 Introduction to Counseling & Human Services
  • COAD 6401 Analysis of the Individual
  • COAD 6402 Career Counseling and Development
  • COAD 6404 Counseling Theory and Techniques
  • COAD 6405 Group Procedures
  • COAD 6407 Social and Cultural Issues in Counseling
  • COAD 6409 Counseling Skills and Techniques
  • COAD 6412 Developmental Counseling & Learning: A Life-Span Approach
  • COAD 6414 Family Approaches in Professional Counseling
  • COAD 7408 Professional, Legal, & Ethical Issues in Counseling
  • COAD 6482 Supervised Counseling Practicum
  • COAD 6991 Counseling Internship I
  • COAD 6992 Counseling Internship II  
  • One career option:
  •    COAD 6406 Counseling in Schools (Required for school counseling licensure)
  •    COAD 6411 Student Affairs and College Counseling
  •    COAD 6415 Clinical Mental Health Counseling 
  • Elective Courses (minimum 15 semester hours):
  • Sample Electives
  • Practicum and Internship Description
Dept of Higher, Adult, & Counselor Education | 213 Ragsdale Hall | MS 121
East Carolina University | Greenville, NC 27858 USA
Phone: 252-328-6856 | Fax: 252-328-5114
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