School Counseling (option) – MEd

School Counseling (option) – MEd

Class A Program Checklist for School Counseling
Instructional Support Area: 33 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
COUN 7200Introduction to Measurement and Assessment3
COUN 7230Career Development and Vocational Appraisal3
COUN 7240Counseling Children and Adolescents3
COUN 7310Counseling Applications of Lifespan Development3
COUN 7320/7326Counseling Theories3
COUN 7330Counseling Diverse Populations 13
COUN 7340Group Counseling3
COUN 7350Introduction to Counseling Practice3
COUN 7400Orientation to Professional Counseling3
COUN 7420Orientation to School Counsel3
COUN 7500Crisis Intervention in Counseling3
Internship: 9 hours
COUN 7920Internship9
Practicum: 3 hours
COUN 7910Practicum3
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course
See RSED 6000/6 in Additional Courses AND COUN 7330 in Instructional Support Area 1
Additional Courses: 15 hours
Required: 6 hours
RSED 6180Instructional Classroom Management3
RSED 6340/6346Foundations of Substance Use Counseling3
Select 9 hours from the following:9
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality 1
Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis in Counseling
Basic Methods in Education Research
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 2
Total Hours60

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be completed if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. If a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification, the state diversity course requirement is fulfilled with COUN 7330 Counseling Diverse Populations.


Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology). 

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.   

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification. 

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.