The School Counseling MA prepares school counselors to demonstrate the professional knowledge, skills, and practices necessary to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of all K–12 students.
The program provides students with all the curricular and supervised experiences required by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for NC licensure as a professional school counselor. Students must successfully pass the Praxis II specialty test in school counseling in addition to completing the 60 hour plan of study in order to be licensed by the DPI.
The program may be completed either on campus or online. The program is fully accredited for online and campus instruction by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling & Related Programs (CACREP) and is an endorsed member of the International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP).