The Counselor Education Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree graduate program prepares students for professional careers as either school counselors or counselors in community mental health or private practice settings. Most courses require outside field experiences, coordinated by the faculty, to help students gain a sense of both professions early in their professional training.
• Clinical Mental Health Counseling
• School Counseling
Financial aid is available. Graduate students use the standard application process for federal aid, scholarships, and the HOPE Scholarship Programs (if applicable). As a graduate student, you may qualify for scholarships, loans, and employment. Graduate Assistantship (GA) positions are offered to selected full-time graduate students to assist with general departmental/programmatic needs. The typical standard hourly rate for graduate assistants is currently $8.00. As part of the GA package, students also pay a reduced tuition rate of $25 per semester (plus all student fees).
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration. 60 semester hours of academic work (51 hours must be completed at GRU) 9 semester hours of clinical internship in a community setting. Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program and an accredited college or university.