School Counseling, Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Non-thesis only: 52 credits required

Professional entry-level program is offered: a Master of Education (M.Ed.) without thesis in School Counseling. Coursework includes one 100-hour practicum and two 300-hour internships in schools in Prince George’s County, District of Columbia, Baltimore City, and other urban public school systems. Students also take courses in counseling, school counseling, research methods, and special education. Students are typically full-time and complete the program in two years.

For more information, please contact Ryan Sappington (rsapp7@umd.edu), Graduate Assistant, School Counseling.

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
EDCP610Professional Orientation3
EDCP616Counseling II: Theory and Practice3
EDCP618Counseling Skills: Introduction to Practicum1
or EDCP614
EDCP789Advanced Topics in Counseling and Personnel Services (EDCP789X)3
or EDCP622 Human Development in the Counseling Context
EDCP665Family and Social Support Systems3
EDCP612Multicultural Issues in Counseling and Personnel Services3
EDCP619Practicum in Counseling3
or EDCP621 Practicum in School Counseling
EDCP651Group Counseling in Schools3
EDCP870Professional Issues Seminar3
EDCP611Career Development Theory and Programs3
EDCP635School Consultation I3
EDCP615Counseling I: Appraisal3
EDCP652Research in Counseling3
EDCP888Apprenticeship in Counseling and Personnel Services (EDCP88G)6
or EDCP879 Internship in School Counseling
EDSP600Issues and Trends in Educating Individuals with Disabilities3
or EDSP601
EDCP625Counseling the Chemically Dependent3
EDCP789Advanced Topics in Counseling and Personnel Services (EDCP789T)3
or EDCP797 Capstone Course: Program Planning
Students must also submit a scholarly paper
Total Credits52