M.Ed. in School Counseling

College of Education and Social Work
Common Courses
EDC 506Counseling Research Methods and Program Evaluation3
EDC 520Social and Cultural Considerations in Counseling3
EDC 521Human Development Through the Lifespan3
EDC 552Trauma Counseling and Crisis Intervention3
EDC 560Diagnosis and Appraisal I3
EDC 567Group Dynamics3
EDC 570Fundamentals of the Helping Relationship3
EDC 571Counseling Theory and Practice3
Specialty Courses
EDC 503Orientation to Professional School Counseling and Ethics3
EDC 504Organization & Administration of School Counseling Programs3
EDC 505School Counselors Working with Diverse Learners3
EDC 568Career Development and School Counseling3
EDC 576Consultation and Coordination in School Counseling3
EDC 577Advanced School Counseling Applications and Techniques3
EDC 578Contemporary Trends and Issues in School Counseling3
Field Courses
EDC 590School Counseling Practicum3
EDC 603School Counseling Internship I3
EDC 604School Counseling Internship II3
Complete 6 credits of electives.6
Total Minimum Credits Required60

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a sample suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
EDC 503 Orientation to Professional School Counseling and Ethics 3
EDC 570 Fundamentals of the Helping Relationship 3
EDC 571 Counseling Theory and Practice 3
EDC 521 Human Development Through the Lifespan 3
EDC 567 Group Dynamics 3
EDC 576 Consultation and Coordination in School Counseling 3
EDC 520 Social and Cultural Considerations in Counseling 3
EDC 552 Trauma Counseling and Crisis Intervention 3
Year Two
EDC 505 School Counselors Working with Diverse Learners 3
EDC 577 Advanced School Counseling Applications and Techniques 3
EDC 590 School Counseling Practicum 3
EDC 504 Organization & Administration of School Counseling Programs 3
EDC 568 Career Development and School Counseling 3
EDC 603 School Counseling Internship I 3
Year Three
EDC 560 Diagnosis and Appraisal I 3
EDC 604 School Counseling Internship II 3
Elective 3
EDC 506 Counseling Research Methods and Program Evaluation 3
EDC 578 Contemporary Trends and Issues in School Counseling 3
Elective 3
 Total Credits60