School Counseling Master's Program: Required Coursework

This is a 50-hour program.

5100:640 Techniques of Research 3
5600:600 Seminar in Counseling (taken first semester) 1
5600:621 Counseling Youth At Risk 3
5600:631 Elementary/Secondary School Counseling 3
5600:643 Counseling Theory & Philosophy 3
5600:645 Tests & Appraisals (prerequisite 5100: 640) 4
5600:646 Multicultural Counseling 3
5600:647 Career Development 3
5600:648 Individual and Family Development 3
5600:651 Techniques of Counseling (prerequisite 5600: 643) 3
5600:653 Group Counseling (prerequisites 5600: 643, 5600: 651) 4
5600:659 Organization & Administration of Guidance (prerequisite 5600:631) 3
5600:675 Practicum (prerequisites 5600: 643, 651, 653, 645, 647, 648) 5
5600:685 Internship (prerequisites 5600: 675, 631, 659) 6
5610:540 Developmental Characteristics of Exceptional Individuals 3
  TOTAL PROGRAM 50 credits

Those without an Ohio teaching license and 2 years experience require an additional 10-hour co-requisite. You must choose one course each from Category 1 and Category 2 and take both courses in Category 3.

Category 1    
5600:660 Counseling Children 3
5600:640 Counseling Adolescent 3
5600:622 Introduction to Play Therapy 3
Category 2    
5610:567 Management Strategies 3
5610:559 Collaboration and Consultation in the Educational Process 3
Category 3 You must take both of these classes.  
5600:663 Developmental Guidance and Emotional Education 3
5600:695 Field Experience 1

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