Master of Education in Counseling
The Stephens College Master of Education in Counseling program is designed for individuals who want to enter or expand their knowledge and skills in the counseling field. At Stephens, our faculty members are licensed or certified full-time instructors and working professional counselors who want you to learn how to best serve the children or adults you will be working with in the future. Our philosophy of training is consistent with the scientist-practitioner model and is grounded in the humanistic tradition of counseling psychology.
At Stephens you will:
- ENGAGE in active learning and research
- Gain the SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE you need in the workforce
- Build the CONFIDENCE you need to counsel others
- And earn a master degree in the EVENINGS in the CLASSROOM
The Stephens M.Ed. in Counseling offers emphasis areas in:
- School Counseling
- Licensed Professional Counseling (LPC)
- Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)
- School Psychological Examiner
- POST-GRADUATE STUDIES for individuals seeking additional education or certification
- CERTIFIED courses approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
- DUAL-EMPHASIS options
Specific degree plans vary by emphasis choice. Students will complete 42-48 hours of coursework plus 6-9 hours of practicum experience. See the graduate catalog for specific degree requirements for each emphasis area.
Stephens accepts applications for admission on a rolling basis. Students may begin their coursework in the fall, spring or summer terms. Please see details regarding the application process and complete admission requirements in our catalog or apply now.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition is billed by the credit hour with no fee differential for in-state or out-of-state students. Stephens researches tuition rates among peer institutions each year to remain competitive. See current Tuition and Fees.