The Master of Science Degree in Counselor Education
The Saint Vincent College Master of Science Degree in Counselor Education, certifying in PA School Counseling PK-12, prepares candidates for a career as a professional counselor in the school setting. Candidates will receive instruction in school policies and clinical counseling for children and young adults.
The 39-credit program is contemporary in design in that it addresses current trends and theory and includes extensive competency-based fieldwork, PK-12, that prepares candidates for the 21st century. The program is designed to provide excellent training and experiences in current methods, trends and strategies to become effective school counselors.
Candidates will be offered resources, professional contacts and tools that enable a pre-service counselor to be successful and effective in guiding youth to reach academic, social and professional goals. Candidates will be exposed to current philosophies, assessment reporting, community collaboration, creative practices and proactive counselor trends that help develop student achievement and a strong school leadership team. Candidates graduating from this program will be prepared to take the Praxis II: Professional School Counselor exam.
What Can I Do With a Master' in Counselor Education?
The Master of Science in Counselor Education, certifying in PA School Counseling PK-12, prepares candidates for a career as a professional counselor
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