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To receive a Master of Science in Counseling, you must complete a minimum of 45 hours of coursework, while maintaining a 3.25 grade point average or
higher. Your coursework includes a three-hour research methods course, in which you will learn research methods
and complete a research paper. You must also satisfactorily pass a comprehensive exam over the subject fields of
the program. In the semester you intend to graduate, you will need to file an
“Intent to Graduate” form with the university by the posted deadline. All master’s degrees must be completed within six calendar years after starting the
*COUN 827, 838, & 847 are also scheduled each summer.
*Course offered during a fall or spring semester and summer.
are taken at the end of program. Practicum precedes internship.
For more information on planning your program of study, consult the Community Counseling Course Rotation. For descriptions of the courses, please see the University Catalog.