The Master of Science in Counseling, School Counseling concentration, is a part-time, 48 credit graduate program 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 that took place on January 8, 2013 with Dr. Norma Day-Vines, Dr. Anita Young, and Dr. Jack McWay to learn more about the program. The session can be accessed here.