Program Highlights & Benefits
2 year or less completion time, including holiday breaks
No GRE or admission tests
No weekend classes
For individuals with a personal or professional interest in school counseling.
What You Learn
Become a school counselor who assists students, families, the school community, and the community as a whole. This 48-credit MED degree program delves into the theories of counseling and child development as well as intervention methods and includes substantial internship time.
How You Learn
This is a cohort program. The entire program is laid out in advance. Students finish 1, 3-credit course every 7.5 weeks. Cohort courses run during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Online activities may include assignments, materials, discussion threads, assessments, and group activities done electronically.
Upon completion of the 48-credit program and 700-hour clinical, students will be eligible for NJ certification as a School Counselor will have earned a Masters of Education degree.
Courses Required for the Master’s of Education with School Counseling Certification:
|EDC5001||Philo & Psych Found of Incl Ed||3|
|EDC6301||Foundations of School Counseling||3|
|EDC5032||Comm Serv for Stdts at-Risk & w/ Except||3|
|EDC5038||Psychology of the Exceptional Child||3|
|EDC6302||Theory & Procedures of Counseling||3|
|EDC5040||Counseling Diverse Populations||3|
|EDC5158||Instr Technology for Incl Education||3|
|EDC6303||Counseling & Interview Techniques||3|
|EDC5014||Methods of Res for Leaders in Incl Sch||3|
|EDC5010||Curr Leadership for the Incl Sch||3|
|EDC5037||Psych & Ed Assess of Studnts w/ Disabl||3|
|EDC6304||Career Counseling & Development||3|
|EDC6305||School Counseling Seminar I||3|
|EDC6306||School Counseling Seminar II||3|
|EDC6092||School Counseling Internship I||3|
|EDC6093||School Counseling Internship II||3|
|Total Credit Hours Required||48|
Program and course requirements are subject to change to comply with university policy and updates to NJDOE certification regulations.