Missouri State University

Missouri State University

Counseling and Assessment


Missouri State University

Springfield, MO 65897

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Counseling and Assessment

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The EdS degree is often a major step up in career advancement. Missouri State’s program is tailored to working teachers, counselors and mental health professionals who desire to further their career as a school psychological examiner. Courses are offered through alternative delivery options, included seated, online and concentrated classes. Successful completion of the specialist degree program prepares you for licensure as a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and reduces the number of post-degree supervision hours required for the LPC from 3,000 to 1,500. As an EdS graduate, you will earn DESE certification in the following areas: - School Psychological Examiner and Elementary School Counselor - School Psychological Examiner and Secondary School Counselor - School Psychological Examiner and K-12 School Counselor


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 24 - 36 hrs. beyond

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $247 Missouri residents, $494 non-Missouri residen USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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