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College
Department
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

405 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2294
E-mail: oss@kent.edu
Web: www.ehhs.kent.edu/ldes

Description

The Master of Education in School Counseling consists of two concentrations: Classroom Guidance for Teachers  and Professional School Counseling.

The mission, intent and purpose of the School Counseling program at Kent State University is to prepare students for employment as professional school counselors in K-12 institutions.

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s), goal statement, two letters of recommendation, good moral character verification and interview.

Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.

Graduation Requirements

The M.Ed. degree curriculum is a minimum of 49 semester hours, including a 600 clock-hour internship. A pre-practicum examination and comprehensive examination must be passed for matriculation and graduation. This program is designed to fulfill the educational requirements for licensure as a Licensed School Counselor in the state of Ohio. The program may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis, although some full-time study is urged.

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consult their advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the See Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.

Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Student Organizations

Chi Sigma Iota

Culminating Requirements

Internship is required.

  • Classroom Guidance for Teachers concentration
  • Professional School Counseling concentration

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (49 credits)
Course Title Credits
CHDS 67530 Introduction to Counseling 3
  67531 Individual Counseling Procedures 3
  67580 Multicultural Counseling 3
  67820 Group Work: Theory and Technology 3
  68011 Foundations School Counseling 3
  68036 School Counseling Practicum 4
  68066 Counseling Adolescents 3
  68067 Counseling Children 3
  68068 School Counseling Program Management and Leadership 3
  68069 Orientation to School Counseling 3
  68126 Principles of Measurement and Appraisal 3
  68182 Career Development and Guidance 3
  78192 Internship I School Counseling 3
  78292 Internship II School Counseling 3
EPSY 65523 Life Span Development 3
EVAL 65511 Research in Educational Services 3
TOTAL 49

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consult their advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the See Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.