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Course Requirements

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1. Core Requirements (18 Hours):

Statistics & Research Design (3 Hours Required)

EDPS 6010 (3) Introduction to Statistics & Research Design

Advanced courses that can substitute for EDPS 6010:

  • EDPS 7010 (3) Quantitative Methods I: Foundations of Inferential Statistics
  • EDPS 7020 (5) Quantitative Methods II: ANOVA and Multiple Regression

Assessment & Measurement (3 Hours Required)

EDPS 6300 (3) Introduction to Measurement

Advanced course that can substitute for EDPS 6300:

  • EPDS 7300 (3) Psychometric Theory

Developmental Theory (6 Hours Required)

EDPS 6330 (3) Career Development & Assessment

EDPS 6050 (3) Lifespan Development: Childhood & Adolescence

Human Diversity (3 Hours Required)

EDPS 6360 (3) Multicultural Counseling

Program faculty recommend additional course work in diversity, and the following courses are offered as possible selections for further study.

  • EDPS 6370 (3) Psychology of Women
  • EDPS 6550 (3) Social Psychology of Human Diversity

2. Counseling Theory & Practice (12 Hours):

ED PS 6210 (3) Counseling Skills

ED PS 7450 (3) Child Psychopathology

ED PS 6350 (3) Group Counseling Procedures and Interventions

ED PS 6340 (3) Substance Abuse Counseling

3. Specialization Requirements (9 Hours):

EDPS 6709 (3) Practicum in School Counseling

EDPS 6900 (6) Internship in Counseling*

EDPS 6821 (3) Professional Issues in School Counseling

EDPS 6120 (3) Organization & Administration of Counseling & Guidance Services (Comprehensive Guidance)

EDPS 6390 (3) Interventions in the Schools

(Choose one of the following)
EDPS 6400 (3) Collaborative Educational Problem Solving

EDPS 6470 (3) Psychological & Educational Consultation

* Internship in Counseling may be taken for 4 credits (400 instead of 600 hours of supervised work) by licensed educators with three years of full-time teaching experience.

Degree Requirements

The M.Ed. Degree requires that the student complete: (1) Core Requirements (18 Hours); (2) Counseling Theory & Practice Requirements (12 Hours); (3) Specialization Requirements (16-18 Hours) for a total of 48 hours of graduate work (46 hours for educators with 3 or more years of licensed teaching experience); and (4) successfully complete the Master's Comprehensive Exam.

Last Updated: 3/24/17