MEd - Counseling

Wichita State University (WSU)
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
January August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 34,000

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Entry Requirements

  • Admission to the MEd in counseling program requires a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) in the last 60 semester hours (including any postbachelor’s graduate work). Applicants must also submit: (a) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three people to serve as references; (b) a statement of professional goals; (c) a resume; and (d) evidence of completion of 9 credit hours of undergraduate psychology, plus 6 additional undergraduate hours in social sciences. 
  • Admission to the MEd program in counseling does not require a teaching license. Students who are licensed teachers and whose career goals are school counseling must:
    • Complete the MEd in counseling at the 46 credit hour non-thesis level, or the 54 credit hour thesis level;
    • Pass the Praxis II exam
    • Have a professional teacher’s license;
    • After the first three requirements listed above are completed, students may apply for a conditional license.

Curriculum

  • Intro to Educational Research
  • Intro to Educational Statistics
  • Theories of Human Development
  • Counseling Theory
  • Foundations of Counseling
  • Career Development
  • Multicultural Issues in Counseling
  • Assessment in Counseling
  • Techniques of Counseling
  • Group Counseling Techniques
  • Psychopathology and DSM
  • Counseling Families in Crisis
  • Professional School Counseling (required only for those seeking a school counseling license)
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Professional and Ethical Issues

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