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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.