Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling

Alabama State University

Program Description

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling

Alabama State University

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education.

Candidates should apply to the College of Education for acceptance to a teacher education program no later than the fourth semester of their enrollment at Alabama State University. Upon acceptance to a program, an adviser in Secondary Education will be assigned to assist in designing an acceptable program. The adviser in the College of Education will coordinate the advisement process with the adviser in the teaching fields.

Candidates seeking certification in other states should seek advisement from the Certification Officer in the College of Education.


Instructional Support Area (30 hours)

  • COU 501 Introduction to Counseling (3)
  • COU 502 Theory and Techniques of Individual Counseling (3)
  • COU 503 Career Development (3)
  • COU 509 The Helping Relationship (3)
  • COU 523 Organization and Administration of the Guidance Program (3)
  • COU 524 Introduction to Group Counseling (3)
  • COU 526 Psychological Testing (3)
  • COU 505 Pre-practicum in Counseling (3)
  • COU 506 Practicum in Counseling (3)
  • COU 528 Internship in Counseling (3)

Research in Education (3 hours)

  • EDU 512 Educational Research (3)
  • Foundations of Professional Studies and Other Supporting Disciplines (12-15
  • hours)
  • SED 500 The Exceptional Student (3)
  • COU 507 Counseling Diverse Populations (3)
  • COU 530 Family Counseling (3)
  • EDU 527 Human Development and Behavior (3)
  • EDT 574 Computer-Based Instructional Technology (3)

Elective (3 hours)

  • Advisor approved elective
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Full time
USA - Montgomery, Alabama
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Sept. 2019
USA - Montgomery, Alabama
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