School Counseling

M.Ed. in School Counseling

From college planning to personal development, school counselors help children reach their full potential in all areas of their lives. With a degree in School Counseling, you can become a child advocate and make an impact on the lives of those in need.

JBU’s School Counseling program 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.

School Counseling classes are offered in evening and weekend formats on the main campus in Siloam Springs, or at JBU educational centers in Fort Smith, Little Rock and Rogers. Select courses are offered online and synchronously. 

Requirements for Master of Education in School Counseling

Education Requirements

ED 8423

Pedagogy Classroom Instruction

ED 7513

Action Research & Data Analysis

ED 7623

SPED Behavior Management/Assessment

ED 8333

Orientation to CNL in Elem & Sec Schools

ED 8373

Ethics & School Policies

ED 8701

School Counseling Pre-Practicum Lab

ED 8763

School Counseling Practicum

ED 8863

School Counseling Internship I

ED 8873

School Counseling Internship II

Counseling Requirements 

CNL 7023

Human Development

CNL 7033

Social & Cultural Foundations

CNL 7133

Theories & Techniques of CNL*

CNL 8613

Brief Therapy

CNL 7123

Group Theory*

CNL 8033

Christian Foundations

CNL 7313

Career Development

CNL 8143

Child & Adolescent Counseling

Total credit hours–49

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