Suggested Course Sequence: Master of Education (MEd) in School Counseling

Plan may be customized to meet your needs. 


Year One 

Summer
Summer courses may be taken with permission.


Autumn

  • EDCO 6600  Intro to Systems Theory (2) program orientation (on Blakely Island) 
  • EDCO 6670  Intro to School Counseling (4) 
  • EDU 6120     American Education: Past & Present (3) 
  • EDCO 6685  Counseling Theory (3)                                

Winter

  • EDU 6975     Interpreting & Applying Educational Research I (3) 
  • EDU 6085     Moral Issues in Education (3) 
  • EDCO 6882  Positive Psychology and Spirituality in the Schools (3)                                 

Spring

  • EDCO 6674  Intro to Psychoeducational Assessment (3)
  • EDCO 6675  Legal and Ethical Issues in School Counseling (3) 
  • EDCO 6676  Resiliency/At-Risk Assessment-Intervention (3)


Year Two

Summer

  • EDCO 6679  Career Counseling in Schools (3) 
  • EDU 6976     Interpreting & Applying Educational Research II (3)                                 

Autumn

  • EDCO 6677  Multicultural Counseling in Schools (3) 
  • EDCO 6683  Group Counseling Theory (3) 
  • EDCO 6686  Counseling Skills and Techniques (3)                                 

Winter

  • EDCO 6130  Strengths Based Classroom Management (3) if required   
  • EDCO 6673  Group Counseling Practicum (2) 
  • EDCO 6930  Individual Counseling Practicum I (2)                               

Spring

  • EDCO 6680  Special Education: Programs & Methods (3)
  • EDCO 6931  Individual Counseling Practicum II (2) 


Year Three

Summer

  • EDCO 6672  K-12 Comprehensive School Counseling (3) 
  • EDCO 6681  School Family Community Partnerships (3)                                 

Autumn

  • EDCO 6940 Internship (3)
  • EDCO 6902 Substance Abuse Counseling (3) - elective                                

Winter

  • EDCO 6940 Internship (3)
  • EDCO 6903 Family Systems Theory and Consultation (3) - elective                               

Spring

  • EDCO 6940 Internship (3)
  • EDCO 6901 Diagnosis and Treatment in Counseling (3) - elective

Find information about this Program Overview, Program Outline, Suggested Course Sequence, and Admission Information.

Program Evaluation

Assessment reports and statistics for the School Counseling (M.Ed.) program are available on the School of Education Assessment page.

June Hyun

Why I Teach at SPU

June Hyun, Associate Professor and Chair of School Counseling

“I teach at SPU because of its commitment to changing the world. In the loving and graceful community of the School Counseling program at SPU, students are trained not only to become a professional school counselor but also to become a leader to change the world.”

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