• Master of Education in School Counseling

     

     

    The SOAR curriculum provides rigorous coursework throughout the 48 credit hour program to prepare counselors to meet the academic, career, and social/emotional needs of diverse student populations.

     Field experiences integrated throughout the course work total 700 clock hours. The program meets requirements for eligibility for a FLDOE Certification in Guidance and Counseling (Grades PK-12).

     

    COEHS Core Requirements

     

     

    (6 Semester Hours)

    EDF

    6607

    Education in America

    3

    EDF

    6495

    Research & Assessment in School Counseling

    3

     

     

     

    Major Requirements

     

     

    (42 Semester Hours)

    MHS

    6407

    Theories of Counseling

    3

    SDS

    6310

    Career and Lifestyle Development

    3

    SDS

    6014

    Organization and Administration of School Counseling

    3

    MHS

    6600

    Seminar: Consultation Skills

    3

    SDS

    6421

    Counseling Children and Adolescents

    3

    MHS

    6530

    Group Work for School Counseling

    3

    MHS

    6780

    Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in School Counseling

    3

    SDS

    6832

    Internship Career Advising, Appraisal, Advocacy

    3

    SDS

    6830

    Internship: Counseling/Coordination of Guidance Services

    3

    SDS

    6831

    Management of Resources

    3

    SDS

    6940

    Practicum in School Counseling

    3

    SDS

    6931

    School/Family Managing Student Behavior

    3

    MHS

    6482

    Personality and Lifespan Development

    3

    SDS

    6820

    Supervised Field Experiences I

    1

    SDS

    6821

    Supervised Field Experiences II

    1

    SDS

    6466

    Crisis/Disaster Management

    1

     

    Pre-Requisite Requirements:

    Candidates pursuing a Florida State Department of Education Certification in School Guidance/Counseling need to fulfill state requirements in two areas:

    1) Reading Competencies 1 & 2

    2) ESOL “60 hour” requirement

    TSL

    6700

    Issues in ESOL for School Counselors

    3

    RED

    3333

    Reading Methods: Secondary

    3

     

    The Reading and ESOL competencies may be met by:

    • Completion of appropriate coursework at a college or university (e.g., an undergraduate transcript showing completion of the courses);

     or 

    • Completion of approved continuing education through a school district (e.g., documentation from the district substantiating appropriate workshop hours completed)

     


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     NOTES: 

    • Students will take courses as a cohort and all courses will be offered one time during the cohort program in the evenings and on some Saturdays.
    • A student may receive credit for a course only once. However, the GPA will reflect all repeated courses.
    • No more than 6 semester hours can be completed before a student is fully admitted, including a maximum of 6 semester hours of approved credits from another institution.
    • An approved dual/concurrent enrollment form is required prior to registering for courses at another institution.
    • Students are strongly advised not to enroll in courses at another institution during their last semester at UNF.
    • Graduation will most likely be delayed for students who attempt dual enrollment in their last semester.
    • The College of Education and Human Services is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.