School Counseling, M.S.Ed.

Masters: Master of Education (M.S.Ed.)
Department: Counseling and School Psychology
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 43 credit hours (+12 for Non-Teacher Pathway)
Delivery Format: 75% online/blended, 25% on campus

The UNK School Counseling Master of Science in Education (Elementary P-6; Secondary 7-12) Degree program prepares graduates to be an important part of the educational leadership team and to provide valuable assistance to students. School counselors spend most of their time in direct service to and contact with students through guidance curriculum, individual student planning and responsive services.

NEW NON-TEACHER PATHWAY
(School Counselor Endorsement +12)

The Nebraska Department of Education changed Rule 24 requirements Fall 2017 allowing professionals with any undergraduate degree (no longer limited to teacher education degrees) to become school counselors by taking 12 credit hours of online, teacher educator field-based training in addition to completing a master’s degree in School Counseling.