Sample Schedules 

The Master of Arts in School Counseling program can be completed in as few as 24 months on a full-time basis with:

18

Courses

72

Quarter Credit Hours

700

Hours of Fieldwork

The combination of classroom training and hands-on practice of counseling skills during your 100-hour practicum experience and two 300-hour internships will position you for success in advocating for students in your community. 

Below, you’ll find sample schedules for two full-time tracks and one part-time track for the fall start date to give you a better understanding of each course sequence. Your plan of study is based on your cohort start date and program length. Additional sample plans of study can also be downloaded for the winter, spring and summer start dates.

Full-Time Track: 2-Year Plan of Study (Fall Start)*

Quarter 1:

COUN 4600: Orientation to Professional Counseling & Ethical Practice
COUN 4610: Basic Counseling Techniques

Quarter 2:

COUN 4620: Counseling Theory
COUN 4630: Research Methods and Program Evaluation

Quarter 3:

COUN 4740: Roles & Responsibilities of the School Counselor
COUN 4730: Lifespan Development
COUN 4710: Group Counseling Theory

Quarter 4:

COUN 4700: Diversity: Multicultural Counseling Psychosocial Issues
COUN 4810: Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
COUN 4720: Introduction to Assessment

Quarter 5:

COUN 4900: School Counseling Practicum (100 hours)
COUN 4800: Career Counseling
COUN 4820: Counseling Children, Adolescents and the Family

Quarter 6:

COUN 4910: School Counseling Internship I (300 hours)
COUN 4840: Educational Strategies and Policies for School Counselors
COUN 4830: Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Quarter 7:

COUN 4920: School Counseling Internship II (300 hours)
COUN 4850: School Counselor Interventions and Strategies

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Full-Time Track: 2.5-Year Plan of Study (Fall Start)*

Quarter 1:

COUN 4600: Orientation to Professional Counseling & Ethical Practice
COUN 4610: Basic Counseling Techniques

Quarter 2:

COUN 4620: Counseling Theory
COUN 4630: Research Methods and Program Evaluation

Quarter 3:

COUN 4730: Lifespan Development
COUN 4710: Group Counseling Theory

Quarter 4:

COUN 4720: Introduction to Assessment
COUN 4740: Roles & Responsibilities of the School Counselor

Quarter 5:

COUN 4700: Diversity: Multicultural Counseling Psychosocial Issues
COUN 4800: Career Counseling

Quarter 6:

COUN 4810: Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
COUN 4900: School Counseling Practicum (100 hours)

Quarter 7:

COUN 4820: Counseling Children, Adolescents and the Family
COUN 4840: Educational Strategies and Policies for School Counselors

Quarter 8:

COUN 4830: Mental Health & Substance Abuse
COUN 4850: School Counseling Interventions and Strategies

Quarter 9:

COUN 4910: School Counseling Internship I (300 hours)

Quarter 10:

COUN 4920: School Counseling Internship II (300 hours)

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Part-Time Track: 4-Year Plan of Study (Fall Start)*

Quarter 1:

COUN 4600: Orientation to Professional Counseling & Ethical Practice

Quarter 2:

COUN 4610: Basic Counseling Techniques

Quarter 3:

COUN 4620: Counseling Theory

Quarter 4:

COUN 4630: Research Methods and Program Evaluation

Quarter 5:

COUN 4730: Lifespan Development

Quarter 6:

COUN 4710: Group Counseling Theory

Quarter 7:

COUN 4720: Introduction to Assessment

Quarter 8:

COUN 4740: Roles & Responsibilities of the School Counselor

Quarter 9:

COUN 4700: Diversity: Multicultural Counseling Psychosocial Issues
COUN 4800: Career Counseling

Quarter 10:

COUN 4810: Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
COUN 4820: Counseling Children, Adolescents and the Family

Quarter 11:

COUN 4830: Mental Health & Substance Abuse
COUN 4840: Educational Strategies and Policies for School Counselors

Quarter 12:

COUN 4850: School Counseling Interventions and Strategies

Quarter 13:

COUN 4900: School Counseling Practicum (100 hours)

Quarter 14:

COUN 4910: School Counseling Internship I (300 hours)

Quarter 15:

COUN 4920: School Counseling Internship II (300 hours)

* These sample course schedules are intended as general guidelines. Course availability is subject to change. All students will receive an official plan of study once enrolled in the program.

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