Master of Science in School Counseling
How Long Will It Take?
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Here are a couple of routes you could take to complete your degree. There are many different variations you can follow, so talk to one of the counselors today to learn more:
Program credit hours: 39
School Counseling: Example Degree Plan
Introduction to School Counseling
Theories of Counseling
Lifespan/Human Growth and Development
Programs in School Counseling
Ethical and Professional Conduct for Counselors
Techniques of Appraisal and Assessment
Advanced Counseling and Crisis Skills
Practicum in School Counseling
Career Development & Assessment
Marriage & Family Counseling
What are practicum hours?
The School Counseling program at Texas Wesleyan requires practicum hours, which are hands-on experience hours, to complete the program. Practicum hours are arranged with an ISD school counselor supervisor and completed in a local K-12 school.
How many hours do I need?
What other qualifications are required for state certification?
In addition to the MS in School counseling program and practicum hours, students must have completed 2 years of credible full-time equivalent teaching service as defined by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas State Board of Education Certification (SBEC) in order to qualify for the TExES certification exam.