School Counseling (M.Ed.)

School Counseling (M.Ed.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Upon completion of this program plan, initial license/experience, and passing the required assessments, you will be eligible for a Virginia license in this program's area of endorsement. Click here for the advising guide information.

Required Core Courses
COUC 502Human Growth and Development3
COUC 504Multicultural Counseling3
COUC 515Research and Program Evaluation3
COUC 522Career Development and Counseling3
School Counseling Concentration
COSC 501Professional, Ethical, and Legal Issues in School Counseling3
COSC 505Counseling Theories and Techniques 13
COSC 512Structured Groups 13
COSC 521Foundations of Exceptionality3
COSC 604Foundations of Education3
COSC 611Child and Adolescent Counseling in the Schools3
COSC 622Educational Assessment and Intervention3
COSC 660Principles of School Counseling3
COSC 661School Counseling Program Development and Evaluation3
Professional Courses
COUC 698Counseling Practicum 23
COSC 699School Counseling Internship 23
COSC 699School Counseling Internship 23
Total Hours48

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 48 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level 
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Two courses required in Residence1
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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