Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services
Department of Psychology
School Counselor Education
(Accreditation: Candidate Member, TEAC)
Completion of this program qualifies graduates for professional licensure in School Guidance Counseling. Coursework is formulated to train students in a broad range of skills, including 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 most other states. It originates on the campus of USU and is broadcast live via Interactive Video Conferencing to 10 sites within Utah’s boundaries or through face-to-face instructorship in Kaysville, Utah. The program is a candidate member in good standing of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
Absolute undergraduate course prerequisites for admission to the MS in School Counseling are as follows: (1) Analysis of Behavior, (2) Abnormal Psychology, and (3) Psychological Statistics (or equivalent).
The MS in School Counseling requires a minimum of 48 semester credits.