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