MS in School Counseling

JBU’s School Counseling program prepares you to become a child advocate and make an impact on the lives of those in need.

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Make a Difference

Four Reasons to Study School Counseling at JBU

Reason #1

Make a Difference

From college planning to personal development, school counselors help children reach their full potential in all areas of their lives.

Preparation for Licensure

Four Reasons to Study School Counseling at JBU

Reason #2

Preparation for Licensure

JBU prepares you for school counseling and guidance positions in elementary and secondary schools. Graduates with a passing score on the PRAXIS exam will be licensed by the Arkansas Department of Education.

Experienced Faculty

Four Reasons to Study School Counseling at JBU

Reason #3

Experienced Faculty

At JBU, you’ll learn from men and women who have extensive academic training and classroom experience.

Unique Focus on Christian Values

Four Reasons to Study School Counseling at JBU

Reason #4

Unique Focus on Christian Values

Whether you intend to work in a public or private school setting, a JBU education will prepare you to serve students with compassion and care.

Nick Cornett

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Nick Cornett

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Cornett is passionate about strengthening life’s most precious relationships. With diverse training in counseling, marriage and family therapy, and play therapy, Dr. Cornett enjoys coming alongside children, couples, and families in their journeys toward healing and growth.

Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.S., John Brown University
B.S., John Brown University

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Barry Wingfield

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Barry Wingfield

Director, Little Rock CARE Clinic
Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

Wingfield has practiced in a variety of mental health settings including acute adolescence, acute geriatric, outpatient individual and outpatient family settings. He has also held ministry and pastoral positions in youth ministry, college ministry, and family ministry in Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana.

Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Monroe
M.S., Texas A&M University
B.A., Harding University

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DeAnne Terrell

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DeAnne Terrell

Professor of Counseling Psychology

Terrell's vast experience includes case management, working with a DA’s office and a university to treat juvenile child sexual abuse clients, and as a psychologist in a Federal prison. Most recently she served for 15 years at Richmont Graduate University as a faculty member and dean of students.

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
M.S., Georgia State University
B.A., Samford University

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