Grand Valley State University’s Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling prepares students to work as school counselors in K-12 public and private school systems. Each candidate must meet the requirements of the program, in addition to the M.Ed. requirements. 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.
The M.Ed. in School Counseling program 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.
Grand Valley State University’s College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The faculty are leaders in their fields, combining the philosophy of education and your needs as a practitioner.
Career-oriented. The program opens up a number of career opportunities for professional educators.
- Service. The College of Education Student Information and Services Center provides centralized services for advising, program planning, field placement, and certification.
- Flexible. Evening, weekend, and summer classes make it easier for teachers and administrators to plan their schedules. Some classes are offered online.
The M.Ed. in School Counseling program is a minimum of 36 credits,
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Page last modified August 20, 2013