School Counseling, M.Ed.

Mission and Objectives

Mission: Prepare high quality strengths-based professional school counselors who advocate and promote development and educational equity in diverse school communities within the context of the American School Counselor Association’s National Model and Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program standards.

Objectives:

  • Prepare counselors who understand and utilize strengths-based theory and research within a comprehensive school counseling program.
  • Prepare culturally competent practitioners who promote educational access and social justice.
  • Prepare leaders and advocates within the school and broadly for the profession.
  • Produce research and influence policy that enhances the school counseling field.