2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

School Counseling, MEd


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The Southern Arkansas University School Counseling Program prepares knowledgeable, self-aware professional school counselors and fulfills the licensure requirements for school counseling K-12 credentials in Arkansas. It is incumbent upon students from other states to determine the licensing requirements in their state.

With an appropriate balance of theoretical emphasis and practical application, graduates are trained to address the developmental needs of children and adolescents and to implement Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Programs that are consistent with the American School Counselor Association’s National Model and National Standards.

Add-on Licensure

The K-12 add-on license is available to those individuals who hold a valid teaching license.

Initial Licensure

The K-12 initial license is available to those individuals who hold an Education Graduate Certificate . For more information contact the program director.

Applicants to the program should understand that a 300-hour internship during an academic school year at both an elementary and a secondary level building (for a total of 600 internship hours) are required.

Applicants to the MEd in School Counseling are required to submit a letter of application prior to admission to the program.

All candidates for the master’s degree with specialization in school counseling will be required to complete 48 semester hours selected from the courses listed below.

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