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M.Ed. in Student Affairs & College Counseling

The Master of Education in Counselor Education program in Student Affairs & College Counselingis designed for adults who are already working in or want to enter institutions of higher education. Students who successfully complete the program will obtain a graduate degree in counselor education: student affairs and college counselling.

Requirements for Admission:

Admission to the program is not based on any single factor, but on a composite assessment of the following:

  • Graduate Application (online) and non-refundable application fee.
  • Submission of an official transcript directly from each regionally accredited college or university from which a degree has been conferred. Applicants are expected to have a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade point average.
  • Successful completion of either the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). See Academic Catalog for details.
  • Submission of a detailed personal statement (1,500 – 3000 words) which informs the faculty about the applicant’s personal and education background, strengths and weaknesses, understanding of and motivation and suitability for entering into the counseling profession, and long-term professional goals.

Students accepted into the Master of Education in Student Affairs & College Counseling are automatically enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Student Affairs program.

Program Requirements:

Students specializing in student affairs and college counseling complete the Student Affairs and College Counseling Core and College Counselor Education Courses for a total of 48 credit hours.

EDUC 537 Student Development Services in Higher Education
EDUC 538 Theories of Student Development in Higher Education
EDUC 539 Higher Education Administration
EDUC 613 Foundations of American Higher Education
EDUC 622 Critical Multicultural Issues in Higher Education
EDUC 550 Career Counseling and Development
EDUC 551 Counseling Theories and Practice
EDUC 552 Group Counseling
EDUC 561 Counseling Diverse Populations
EDUC 562 Legal & Ethical Leadership Issues in Education
EDUC 512 Data Collection and Analysis
EDUC 549 Applied Measurement Techniques
EDUC 624 Basic Counseling Skills
EDUC 634 Practicum in Student Affairs and College Counseling
EDUC 655 and EDUC 656 (Student Affairs and College Counseling Internship I and II)

[Click here for the program brochure]

Please refer to The Citadel Graduate College's website or the college's Academic Catalog for a complete list of admission and program requirements and course descriptions

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