Program Details

The MEd in School Counseling prepares you to seek state certification as a PreK-12 school counselor, licensed professional counselor, and licensed behavior specialist
Location:
Wayne, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Human Development

Program Overview

Program Description:

Eastern's Master's (MEd) in School Counseling equips you to become an advocate for students while promoting the welfare of an entire learning community. This graduate program prepares you to seek state certification as a PreK-12 school counselor, licensed professional counselor, and licensed behavior specialist.

  • Location: Main Campus: St. Davids
  • Delivery: Blended: combination of evening and online classes
  • Length: 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time
  • Meets the competency areas established by Pennsylvania Department of Education and American School Counseling Association
  • Meets the educational requirements for Licensed Behavior Specialist and Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Faculty have extensive experience within clinical settings and public and private schools
  • Students master evidence-based practices and research-based counseling skills
  • Reduced practicum and internship hours for PA Certified Educators
  • Competitive tuition, partnership grants, military benefits, and merit scholarships
Format:
Hybrid

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Middle States Association
Financial Aid:
Yes
Requirements:
• A completed application packet (including application, application fee, official transcript, professional resume and two recommendations), admissions interview and on-site writing sample. • Candidates for the MA in Counseling (w/ Trauma Studies or ABA concentration) and MA in School Counseling must have at minimum a 2.8 GPA (3.0 preferred); candidates for the MA in School Psychology must have at minimum a 3.0 GPA. • Completion of two prerequisite undergraduate Behavioral Science courses (6 credits within the last 10 years)
International Requirements:
International students must complete the same admissions requirements and application process, although they must also take the TOFEL exam if their undergraduate training was in another language other than English. Additionally, they will need to meet all requirements to obtain an I-20 in order to obtain a student visa. The admissions deadline for international students is typically mid-April.

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