Classroom Guidance for Teachers

Master's Degree in Classroom Guidance for Teachers

Program Overview 

Overall, the master's program in Classroom Guidance for Teachers is designed to enhance teachers' skills in basic counseling, prepares teachers to become student advocates, and enhance working relationships with school counselors. However, this degree does not meet state licensure requirements for school counseling in the State of Ohio, and does not lead to school counseling licensure. This program consists of 35 semester credit hours.

Admission

  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75
  • BCI and FBI background check
  • Department of Counseling supplemental application form
  • Three letters of reference, group interview

How to Apply

Placement Objectives for Graduates

This program is designed for current classroom teachers. Graduates continue their work as teachers in K-12 schools.

Addressing the Needs of the State and the Region

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (2012), employment of school and career counselors is expected to grow by 19% from 2010 to 2020.  Similarly, the need for kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers is expected to grow by 17%, and the need for high school teachers is expected to grow by 7%. 

CLASSROOM GUIDANCE FOR TEACHERS

PROGRAM CONTACTS

Dr. Cynthia Reynolds Dr. Cynthia Reynolds
Program Coordinator
(330) 972-6748

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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