GSE School Counseling
Career Path: Prepares graduates for work in a variety of school settings, including public, parochial, and private elementary, middle, and high schools.
Start Semester: Summer, Fall, and Spring
Campus: Lincoln Center
The program emphasizes knowledge basic to all school counseling settings, including competence in individual, group, and career counseling, program development, and evaluation and assessment.
Sensitivity to gender and cultural differences and similarities is fostered, ethical decision-making skills are developed, and social justice is a priority.
The M.S.Ed. in School Counseling is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) for the period of January 2015 through January 2026.
General Teacher Education Program Admissions Requirements
- 3.0 GPA
- Online application
- Official transcript(s)
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
- Personal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
Program Curriculum and Sequence
Sample Course Sequence
NOTES: See advisor; specific schedule is subject to change and you need to look up classes each semester. Child Abuse Reporting, School Violence, and Dignity for All Students (DASA) Workshops required for certification.
Introduction to Professional School Counseling I
Pre-Practicum in Professional School Counseling I
Assessment in Counseling
Research Methods in Counseling (online)
Theories of Counseling for School Counselors
Social Justice Practicum in Professional School Counseling
Practicum in Career Counseling
Pre-Practicum in Group Counseling
Ethics and Professional Issues in Counseling
Field Experience in Professional School Counseling I
Trauma and Interpersonal Neurobiology
Field Experience in Professional School Counseling II
Developmental and Intellectal Disabilities
Counseling Program Development and Evaluation
Masters Comps (May also be taken in Summer Session I)
Joseph G. Ponterotto, Ph.D.
|Program Data and Outcomes||2021-2022|
|Applications received to matriculate in academic year (AY) 2021-2022||63|
|Of those applications, number of students admitted||60|
|Of those admitted, number newly enrolled in 2021-2022||15|
|Of those who were newly enrolled in AY 2021-2022, number who continued this fall (fall 2022) into year two (first year retention rate)||15|
|Total number of students enrolled in the program during AY 2021-2022||41|
|Number of students who graduated in AY 2021-2022||7|
|Number of full-time students who started the program and graduated within the expected time frame (two or three years, depending on your program length). This would NOT include part-time students who graduated in AY 2021-2022||7|
|Percent of students who enrolled in the program in fall 2017 (AY 2017-2018) who graduated from the program (5-year graduation rate)||100%|
Percent of those who graduated in 2021-2022 who became certified or licensed (depending on your state's regulations) as school counselors*
|100% provisionally certified|
|Percentage of courses taught by adjunct or part-time faculty over the 2021-2022 AY||45%|