The School Counseling Program is designed to produce educationally oriented counselors with broadly based, multi-disciplinary backgrounds. Graduates are equipped to counsel pupils as well as parents and teachers; to consult with parents, teachers and other school and community personnel to advocate for students and parents and to coordinate the resources of the school and the community in order to meet the developmental needs of the students. The role calls for facilitating, nurturing persons knowledgeable of educational objectives and accustomed to working with others in providing leadership and expertise in child growth and development, assessment, group process facilitation, interviewing and consultation skills, classroom intervention techniques, interpersonal dynamics, and the curriculum of the school.
Accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) standards for School Counseling Programs.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 48
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999