About this course
The Department of Counseling, Educational Leadership, Educational and School Psychology (CLES) offers the programs leading to the Master of Education (MEd) in Counseling and post-master’s work for students pursuing the licensure program in professional counseling.
- 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.