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Course Requirements

Below is information on the M.S. Degree in Counseling - School Counseling. Please see the current graduate catalog for complete information.

Prerequisite Courses:

  • Intro to Psychology
  • Statistics in Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology or Psychopathology
  • State Approved Course: Teaching Exceptional Children 
  • Pass PRAXIS-I or PRAXIS-CORE or waiver

General Counseling Courses:

  • CSP 569- Theories of Counseling
  • CSP 550- Counseling Procedures
  • CSP 568- Counseling and Life Span Development
  • CSP 540- Understanding Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • CSP 656- Group Counseling
  • CSP 578 - Counseling and Assessment of Culturally Diverse Populations
  • CSP 572- Psychology of Career Development
  • CSP 691- Research and Evaluation in Schools and Community Agencies

School Counseling Specific Courses:

  • CSP 570- Professional Orientation and Ethical Issues in School Counseling Services
  • CSP 555- Interpersonal Group Dynamics
  • CSP 573- Counseling Students for College and University Education
  • CSP 674- Consultation in Schools
  • CSP 606- Counseling Procedures with Children

Field Work:

Practicum and Internship

  • CSP 552- Counseling Practicum
  • CSP 553- Counseling Practicum Seminar
  • CSP 676- Counseling Internship Seminar


Additional Requirements:

Program Continuation Criteria
School Counseling Portfolio Requirements
Comprehensive Exam