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This 48-credit master's degree program prepares professional school counselors to perform school counseling duties in grades preschool through 12th grade.
These duties include services such as study and assessment of individual students with respect to their achievements, abilities, interests, and needs; counseling with administrators, teachers, students, and parents regarding personal, social, educational, and career plans and programs; and developing cooperative relationships with community agencies in assisting children and their families.
The programmatic focus addresses multicultural and diversity issues in schools and developing comprehensive counseling programs that encourage all students to succeed.
The Ed.M. program in school counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The program meets all New Jersey state requirements for New Jersey School Counselor and Educational Services Certification.
Counseling (18 credits)
15:297:501 Introduction to Counseling and Interview Skills (3)
15:297:505 Group Counseling: Theory and Practice (3)
15:297:508 Family: Systems Development (3)
15:297:510 Career Counseling and Development (3)
15:297:604 Professional Ethics (3)
15:297:613 Theories of Counseling (3)
Testing (3 credits)
15:291:515 Psychometric Theory I (3)
Psychology (6 credits)
Select two courses from the following:
15:293:525 Psychology of the Exceptional Child (3)
15:295:512 Introduction to Child Psychology: Infancy through Adolescence (3)
15:295:580 Psychology of Learning (3)
Sociological and Cultural Foundations (6 credits)
15:297:507 Multicultural Issues (3)
15:297:512 Resources for School Counselors: Program Planning (3)
Statistics and Research (3 credits)
15:291:511 Introduction to Assessment, Applied Statistics, and Research (3)
Program Evaluation (3 credits)
15:291:520 Program Evaluation: An Introduction to Methods and Practice (3)
Supervised Counseling Practicum (9 credits)
15:297:627 School-Based Practicum (3)
15:297:628 Internship: School Counseling (2 semesters, 3 credits per semester)
HIB Training: All candidates for certification must complete pre-service training in the prevention of harassment, intimidation, and bullying (HIB).