About this course
The Professional School Counseling Program leading to a Master of Education degree in Professional School Counseling is designed to provide individuals the opportunity to pursue an integrated program of study, specifically in the field of Professional School Counseling. The program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for public school certification.
The program provides individuals with theological distinctiveness, contemporary scholarship and professional counseling skills to serve competently within both the public and private school context. The program utilizes scripture as the foundation on which skills and knowledge are developed. In addition, the American School Counselor Association National Model is utilized in the development, implementation and delivery of comprehensive professional school counseling services. Programs provide a unique opportunity to integrate both faith and practice into the field of professional school counseling.
Students who want to be eligible to take the National Counselor Examination (NCE) will need to take 3 credits in addition to the 48 credits (51 credits total). Also, students have the option of taking 12 credits in addition to the 48 credit degree (60 credits total) to meet the Pennsylvania requirements to be a Licensed Professional Counselor.