School Counseling prepares students to work as school counselors in K-12 public and private school systems. It leads to a school counselor endorsement or a school counselor license in Michigan. Students accepted into the M.Ed. in school counseling must have completed coursework in their undergraduate degree in school learning, and classroom management or coursework in these areas will be required as part of their planned program.
(36-42 credit hours)
Pre/Co-Requisite Courses-For students without undergraduate coursework in these areas (6 credits)
Social Foundation Courses - Take one course (3 credits)
Emphasis Area Courses (Take prior to Practicum) (21 credits)
Research Foundation Course (Prerequisite to ED 693/695) (3 credits)
Practicum/Internship (Application form required. Apply in advance. Advisor approval required.) (6 credits)
Capstone (Application form required. Apply in advance. Advisor approval required.) (3 credits) Select One
Application deadlines (Practicum/Thesis/Project): February 15 for spring/summer, May 15 for fall,
September 15 for winter semester.
Students seeking school counseling endorsements or school counseling licenses must complete all listed coursework and pass the State of Michigan Test for Teacher Certification. The School Counseling License (SCL) is for counseling in school settings only.