Master of Science in Counseling

The Master of Science in Counseling degree is designed with the needs for flexibility, convenience and educational quality that working professionals like you demand, the online Master’s of Counseling concentrates on the practical needs and challenges faced by today’s school and community counselors. Practicum Experience and Internship are both required. This program requires three 4-day on-campus courses, COUN 827, COUN 838, and COUN 847. Please contact the department for more details.

Program Requirements Overview

School Counseling Required Courses:

  • AEP 803 Educational Research (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 827 Counseling Skills Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 829 Lifespan Human Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 831 Foundations of Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 832 Lifestyle and Career Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 834 Appraisal in Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 835 Theories in Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 836 Management of Counseling Programs (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 838 Group Counseling: Theories and Procedures (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 840 Social and Cultural Foundations (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 844 Professional Counseling in Elementary Schools (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 847 Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 879 Practicum in Education: Secondary or Elementary School Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 889 Internship in secondary or Elementary School Counseling (6 Credit Hours)

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 45 hours

Community Counseling Required Courses:

  • AEP 803 Educational Research (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 827 Counseling Skills Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 829 Lifespan Human Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 831 Foundations of Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 832 Lifestyle and Career Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 834 Appraisal in Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 835 Theories in Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 838 Group Counseling: Theories and Procedures (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 840 Social and Cultural Foundations (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 847 Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 848 Psychopathology and Diagnosis (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 849 Management of Agency - Community Counseling Practice (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 879 Practicum in Education: Community Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
  • COUN 889 Internship in Community Counseling (6 Credit Hours)

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 45 Credit Hours




Program Overview

Contact Information

Dr. Carla Hattan
Fort Hays State University
Rarick Hall 219
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: 785.628.4339
Email: chattan@fhsu.edu
Web: Advanced Education Programs