Learn how to identify risk factors and incorporate developmental, ethnical, legal, and gender appropriate strategies and techniques to meet the counseling needs of children and adolescents with the M.Ed. in C&D, Professional School Counseling.
In this program, you will examine various theoretical, behavioral, and play therapy techniques and study effective interventions for children, adolescents, and transitional age youth at risk for developing or who have developed a recognized behavioral health disorder. You will also gain professional skills to help bridge community and school mental health services using an integrative approach.
Taught by the same award winning faculty who teach on campus, this M.Ed. meets the educational coursework for the School Counseling Certification and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas and includes one residency†, one 15-week practicum, and one 15-week internship.
For students considering Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Educational Diagnostician, Principal Certificate or Superintendent Certificate, or any other academic program that leads to professional licensure in a state outside of Texas, please contact the applicable licensure board(s) in the state you want to pursue licensure, prior to beginning the academic program, in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside of Texas.
*Price includes distance learning fee.
The Residency course requires travel and lodging for a 1-week stay at Lamar University or selected location that is not included in tuition. Residency