University of Louisiana at Lafayette

College of Education

Counselor Education


Graduate School Office
POB 44610
Room 332 Martin Hall

Lafayette, LA 70504

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Counselor Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Counselor Education master's program, jointly administered by the College of Education, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Graduate School, is designed to prepare graduate students to assume roles as school counselors, community counselors, and vocational rehabilitation counselors offering concentrations in each of these three areas.

The student who successfully completes the Master of Science in counselor education will have satisfied the education requirements for several state and national certifications and licenses. All concentrations include hands-on clinical experiences through a practicum and internship.

Our counselor education master's programs are designed so you meet the educational requirements to become licensed or certified as a mental health counselor or school counselor.


Our master's in counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: All students are require to take 9-12 credit hours each semester. After you complete your core courses and those for your concentration, you will have to complete a 600-hour internship in an area relevant to your concentration.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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