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Master of Arts in School Counseling (SCS2)


Adviser: Dibya Choudhuri, Ph.D.
304 Porter
734.487.0255
dibya.choudhuri@emich.edu

The school counseling program is a 48-hour master’s degree program that provides competencies and proficiencies for entry-level positions as school counselors in elementary, middle, and high school settings. Candidates selected for this program are expected to make a major commitment to their graduate training and to enroll in course work on a regular basis. A 600-clock-hour internship is required, and students must be willing to make the necessary adjustments to complete this internship commitment. Upon completion of the graduate program of study, students are eligible to apply for school counselor endorsement on their valid Michigan teaching certificates or for K-12 school counselor licensure. The program also meets the academic and internship requirements for limited licensure as a professional counselor (LLPC) in the State of Michigan. Information on the post-master’s requirements for full licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) is available in the student handbook for counseling programs. The School Counseling program is nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body that evaluates an grants accreditation to graduate-level programs in professional counseling.

Curriculum:


The following outline describes the general program requirements for the 48-hour school counseling program.

Concentration Courses:


Supervised Counseling Experience (required): 8 hours


Counseling Practicum: 4 credit hours; Counseling Internship: 4 credit hours

Elective Courses: 0-2 hours


In consultation with their advisers, students may select elective courses to enhance their professional growth. Courses may be selected from this list or selected from other COUN courses that meet this objective.

Cognate Course: 3 hours


Required cognate courses selected in consultation with the adviser if content not in baccalaureate program.

Elective Courses:


In consultation with their adviser and with adviser approval, students may select cognate electives to enhance their professional growth.

Program Total: 48-50 hours