The Master of Science in Counseling: School Counseling is a 48-credit graduate program that students can complete at their own pace, including pursuing a full-time program of study (the Fellows Program option). The program is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). The program’s curriculum and field experiences are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
The program's content includes the following areas: professional orientation and ethical practice, social and cultural diversity, human growth and development, career development, helping relationships, group work, assessment, and research/program evaluation. Students are instructed via didactic experiences, small group experiences, and applied learning at community based sites (e.g., agencies, schools).
View an online information session to learn more about the program. The session can be accessed here.