Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services
Department of Psychology
School Counselor Education
(AAQEP - Accredited)
Completion of this program qualifies graduates for professional licensure in School Counseling. Coursework is formulated to train students in a broad range of skills, including K-16 college and career readiness, individual and group counseling for diverse populations; behavior and educational assessment and intervention; research and methodological foundations; and ethical, legal, and professional standards. Experiential learning in the form of practicum and internship placements is a critical component of the program. The program is approved by the Utah State Office of Education and licensure reciprocity is in place broadly across the U.S. The program originates on the campus of USU and is broadcast live via Interactive Video Conferencing to 16 sites within Utah’s boundaries or through face-to-face instructorship in Kaysville, Utah. The program is fully accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).
For more specific information about the program see the department’s website at https://psychology.usu.edu/graduate/professional-school-counselor/.
Disclosure of Educational Requirements for Licensure by State
USU’s MEd program in Professional School Counseling adheres to the training standards of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Given the varied and changing requirements across jurisdictions, the department has not determined and cannot assure that graduates will meet all requirements for licensure in all states or territories. Students are encouraged to become familiar with relevant state licensing laws and discuss their curricular plan with the program director and advisors.
This program meets requirements in Utah.
USU has not determined if the program meets requirements in other states and territories: AK, AL, AR, AS, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, GU, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MP, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UM, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY.