General Program

As societal challenges grow more complex, the need for qualified school counselors is greater than ever before. Walden’s MS in School Counseling General Program gives you a solid foundation in school counseling theories, approaches, and best practices while enabling you to gain hands-on experience in the classroom. You will explore the various issues affecting children, preteens, and teens today and learn how to provide guidance and support to diverse student populations.

Completion Requirements

  • 75 total quarter credits
  • 2 Pre-practicum Labs (6 weeks)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code COUN 6110 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in School Counseling Credits (1 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6111 Course Introduction to School Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6301 Course Counseling Theories for School Counselors Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6302 Course Counseling Techniques in the Schools Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6210 Course Ethics and Legal Issues in School Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CPLB 601L Course Pre-Practicum 1 Credits (0 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6311 Course Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation in the Schools Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6214 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6312 Course Multicultural Counseling in the Schools Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6317 Course Child and Adolescent Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6320 Course Group Counseling and Guidance in the Schools Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6322 Course Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster Response Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6324 Course Assessment in Counseling and Education Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CPLB 602L Course Pre-Practicum 2 Credits (0 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6354 Course Academic and Career Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6328 Course Research and School Counseling Program Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6401 Course School Counseling Practicum Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6500 Course School Counseling Internship I Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6501 Course School Counseling Internship II Credits (3 cr.)
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