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: Secondary or Elementary School Counseling 3 Credit Hours
    COUN 889 Internship in Secondary or Elementary School Counseling 6 Credit Hours
    *AEP 873 Childhood and Adolescent Counseling 3 Credit Hours
    *AEP Premarital and Couples Counseling OR COUN 842 Advanced Family Counseling 3 Credit Hours
    *AEP 875 Seminar in Education II: Advanced Counseling Skills Development 3 Credit Hours
    *AEP 873 Addictions Counseling 3 Credit Hours
    *AEP 841 Family Counseling 3 Credit Hours

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 60 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

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