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EdS in Counselor Education with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Core Requirements (15 Semester Hours):

ECG 634 Advanced Counseling Theories (3)

ECG 637 Advanced Career Counseling (3)

EFD 691 Action Research in Counseling I (3) (to be taken toward the end of the program)

EFD 692 Action Research in Counseling II (3) (Prerequisite: EFD 681 - must be taken in last semester of enrollment)

ECG 646 Advanced Group Procedures (3)

Concentration Requirements (15 semester hours by Advisement):

ECG 501 Assessment in Counseling (3)

ECG 526 Professional Ethics and Legal Issues (3)

ECG 527 Organization and Administration of Counseling Services (3)

ECG 530 Couples, Marriage, and Family Counseling (3)

ECG 540 Psychopathology: Diagnosis & Treatment of DSM Disorders (3)

ECG 560 Substance and Behavioral Addictions in Counseling (3)

ECG 565 Psychopharmacology (3)

ECG 573 Introduction to Student Personnel Counseling (3)

ECG 578 Issues in Student Personnel Counseling (3)

ECG 588 Crisis Counseling (3)

ECG 589 Psychological First Aid & Disaster Counseling (3)

ECG 593 Internship in School Counseling (3)

ECG 594 Internship in Schoool Counseling (3)

ECG 655 Holistic Counseling: Spirit, Soul, & Body (3)

ECG 693 Supervision in Counseling (3)

EFD 560 Psychological Principles of Learning (3)

EFD 615 Leadership (3)

EFD 620 Measurement and Evaluation (3)

EAD 564 Law and Politics of Education (3)

SPE 500 Survey Course in Special Education (3)

30 Semester Hours Required for this Degree


An overall GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale on all course work attempted is required for this program.  Overall 3.50 GPA required for completion beginning July 1, 2107 and thereafter.  Courses used toward the master's degree may not be repeated or counted for the Ed.S.  Applicants for the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) must have a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Community Counseling or a related field.             

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