If you desire a Master’s degree in education counseling, but you do not need to be licensed in mental health counseling or school counseling, this is the program for you. This is a useful degree for those in higher education, pastoral counseling, wellness counseling, those working in the health field, and others. Twelve of the hours are electives, therefore your program can be tailored to meet the needs of your current position while gaining knowledge and skills in counseling.
The Human Services Counseling concentration in the MS Education degree is a 33 hour program that will not lead to licensure in school counseling or mental health counseling. However, additional courses can be taken to complete the MS Education degree with a concentration in Mental Health Counseling if a decision to do so is made before the internship has begun.
Master of Science in Education – Human Services Counseling Concentration
Below is a list of courses that students in the Human Services program will take. For the most up to date class listing and descriptions, please visit the Course Catalog:
|EDPS 50000 – Group Counseling Theories and Techniques||3|
|EDPS 50300 – Introduction to Mental Health Counseling||3|
|EDPS 50700 – Counseling Multicultural and Diverse Populations||3|
|EDPS 52100 – Counseling and Psychopathology||3|
|EDPS 52800 – Research in Counseling||3|
|EDPS 53900 – Ethics and Professional Identity||3|
|EDPS 69500 Internship – 300 clock hours||3|
|Total Credit Hours||33|
This degree does not lead to licensure as a Mental Health Counselor. However, with the permission of the faculty, students may switch to the Mental Health Counseling program before completing their internship in Human Services.
This degree is NOT CACREP accredited.
- Seminar: Family and Couples
- Seminar: Addictions
- Seminar: Health Psychology
- Seminar: Issues in Counseling
- Seminar: Aging and Death
- Seminar: Eating Disorders/Brief Therapy/Sexual Orientation
- Seminar: Play Therapy
- Seminar: Abuse
Electives may be taken within the Addictions Certificate or Expressive Arts Certificate.
Additional electives are available.