The Counseling Department offers an M.Ed. in School Counseling that is Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs/American Counseling Association (CACREP) accredited. Students take coursework in the areas of human development, legal and ethical issues of the profession, career development, appraisal methods, counseling theories, group work, practicum, and research and program evaluation. Additional specialized courses focusing on school counseling are offered in areas such as internship, special populations, consultation, and professional development.
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The M.Ed. Program in School Counseling is designed for applicants who already hold or are eligible for a Florida teaching certificate at the Professional level. The M.Ed. School Counseling cohort begins their studies during the fall semester.
The Department limits the transfer of coursework into its graduate programs to a maximum of 12 credits or three courses. To be considered, courses must have been completed with a minimum grade of B and no more than seven years prior to the date of entry into the graduate program and no more than ten years prior to graduation from the graduate program.