Located in Raleigh, NC State University's online master of education in counseling education prepares students for careers as professional school counselors. Upon graduating, learners possess the skills and knowledge necessary for promoting the academic, personal, professional, and social development of students in grades K-12. Graduates also meet North Carolina's professional licensure course requirements.
The program's curriculum emphasizes multicultural diversity and the significance of these perspectives in counseling theory, practice, and research. Admission requirements include submitting three letters of recommendation from those who know the applicant's aptitude for graduate study and academic record.
Students earn their master's degree online by completing a three-year study plan that requires them to attend courses year-round, including during the summer. They must also attend some on-campus weekend classes during their final year. During their final semester, students can take licensing exams in their field.
Career Counseling and Development
Theories and Tech of Counseling
Strategies for Clinical Assessment in Counseling
Techniques in Counseling
Cost: $446 per credit (residents); $1,295 per credit (non-residents)
Credits Required: 60 credits
Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs