Provost's Office

Programs in Counselor and Human Services Education

Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling: School Counseling

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has conferred accreditation to the Master's degree program in School Counseling. Department admission requirements, in addition to the Graduate School requirements, include the following: Undergraduate degree in an appropriate foundational field; 3.0 undergraduate grade point average; as a general rule a combined Verbal and Quantitative score of at least 800 on the General Aptitude section of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); submission of an autobiography; and departmental interview. Application deadlines for interviews for each semester are October 1, February 15, or June 1. Prospective students are urged to contact the department and program coordinators for program brochures and further details.

Students seeking admission to the School Counseling Program and wishing to practice as school counselors in the State of Ohio are required to possess a valid teaching certificate and have completed two years of full-time teaching experience. Applicants expecting to practice outside of Ohio should consult that state's department of education to determine the current certification requirements. The curriculum leading to eligibility to take the State Department of Education examination for School Counselors consists of 48 semester hours of training.

A. College Core 12 hours RESM 5110, EDP 5210 or 5220, SPED 5000, CHSE 5160 B. Specialization School Counseling 33 hours CHSE 5130, 5140, 5150, 5170, 5120, 5010, 5110, 5190, 6940 Internship (6 hours), Electives (3 hours). C. Research Seminar 3 hours CHSE 6930


Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling: Community Counseling

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has conferred accreditation to the Master's degree program in Community Counseling. Department admission requirements, in addition to the Graduate School requirements, include the following: undergraduate degree in an appropriate foundational field; 3.0 undergraduate grade point average; as a general rule a combined Verbal and Quantitative score of at least 800 on the General Aptitude section of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); submission of an autobiography, and departmental interview. Application deadlines for interviewing for each semester are October 1, February 15 or June 1. The curriculum leading to the Master's degree consists of 48 semester hours of training. Prospective students are urged to contact the department and program coordinators for brochures and further details. A. College Core 9 hours RESM 5110; EDP 5210, 5220 or 5230; CHSE 5160 B. Specialization Community Counseling 36 hours CHSE 5130, 5140, 5150, 5170, 5120, 5020, 5110, 5190, 6940, and Electives (6 hours). C. Research Seminar 3 hours CHSE 6930


Master of Education degree in Guidance and Counseling: School Psychology

The program in School Psychology, which is in the Department of Counselor and Human Services Education, constitutes a two-year sequence of coursework, which includes a Master's Degree of 32 semester hours and an additional 48 hours toward the Education Specialist Degree plus an academic year paid internship in the schools.

The program is designed to meet the criteria for the Master's and Education Specialist degrees, the Ohio State Department of Education requirements for the School Psychologist certificate, and is an Approved Program by the National Association of School Psychologists.

Admission requirements include application to the Graduate School; 3.0 undergraduate grade point average; a personal autobiography which includes a rationale for entering the program; as a general rule a combined Verbal and Quantitative score of at least 800 on the General Aptitude section of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); and a departmental interview. Application deadlines for interviews for each semester are October 1, February 15, or June 1. Please contact the department for program brochures and further details. A. College Core 12 hours RESM 5110; EDP 5210 or 5220; CHSE 5160 (used to fulfill the Social Foundations requirement); SPED 5000 (fulfills the Curriculum Requirement) B. Specialization School Psychology 21 hours CHSE 5030, 5120, 5140, 5190, 5130 and Elective (3 hours) C. Research Seminar 3 hours CHSE 6930 Note: Students pursuing this program are required to complete the Educational Specialist degree in School Psychology. Internship is completed as part of the specialist program.

Last Updated: 3/22/15