Professional Counseling and Supervision—Ed.S.
The Ed.S. degree is designed for graduate students with a master's degree in counseling who desire further specialization as professional counselors and a higher level of competence in their work settings. The degree consists of 27 semester hours after completion of the master's degree.
Admission requirements include:
- Master's degree in counseling or very closely related field
- Minimum 3.0 graduate GPA
- Minimum GRE composite score of 900 (prior to August 1, 2011, minimum of 450 verbal and 450/3.5 quantitative or analytical writing) or GRE composite score of 291 (after August 1, 2011, minimum of 150 verbal and 141/3.5 analytical writing)
- Written personal narrative
- Interview with faculty
- If the prospective student's master's degree is NOT from a CACREP accredited counseling program, the student must have taken the equivalent of:
- CEPD 7138 Multicultural Counseling and Education
- CEPD 6140 Introduction to Counseling Practice
- CEPD 6131 Counseling Theories
- CEPD 6160 Group Counseling
- CEPD 7152 Research and Program Evaluation
- CEPD 6188 Practicum
Students who are admitted without having the equivalent of the above courses are expected to complete them successfully before taking the required Ed.S. coursework. These prerequisite courses will not count toward meeting the requirements for the Ed.S. degree.