Academics & Courses

Program Requirements

The Doane University Master of Arts in School Counseling program is designed for licensed teachers who have taught for two years and includes:

  • 48 credit hours of coursework
  • 100 hours of school-based practicum experiences
  • 450 internship hours as designated by the Nebraska Department of Education

Required Courses

EDU-601 Critical Issues in Curriculum and Instruction (3 credits)
EDU-602 Assessment of Learning (3 credits)
EDU-603 Research Methods (3 credits)
EDU-604 Culminating Project (3 credits)
     OR EDL-695 Project Implementation (3 credits) and COU Elective (3 credits)
EDU/COE 615 Counseling Skills and Crisis Intervention (3 credits)
COU-635 Human Development Across the Life Span (3 credits)
COU-618 Mental Health Ethics, Law and Professional Practice (3 credits) or COE 655 Ethics, Law and Professional Practice for School Counselors (3)
COE-650 Programming for School Counseling (3 credits)
COE-610 Assessment of Literacy in School Counseling (3 credits)
COE-601 Counseling Theories and Methods for K-12 Schools (3 credits) - take concurrently with COE-602
COE-602 Practicum Lab in Counseling (3 credits) - take concurrently with
COE-601; 150 hours in school based activities in 7-12, K-6 or K-12 sites
COU-634 Group Processes (3 credits)
COE-691 Internship in Counseling (3 credits) - may be K-6, 7-12 or K-12
COE-620 School Guidance Curriculum (3 credits)
COE-630 Social and Cultural Awareness in School Counseling (3 credits)
COE-635 School Counseling and Special Populations (3 credits)

Master of Arts in Counseling with Emphasis in School Counseling

Contact Us

Leah Schaber
Assistant Dean for Graduate Education

Lyn Forester
Dean of the M.Ed in C&I and Professor of Education

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