Education Specialist in Counselor Education / Play Therapy
University of Mississippi

Program Details

University of Mississippi offers an online Education Specialist in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Play Therapy. This program can bridge to careers such as clinical social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and more. The discipline is growing in demand, and this curriculum offers training and experience to obtain a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) credential.


Students are required to attend a 1 week residency over the summer hosted in Oxford, MS.

  • Master's degree or higher in relevant field
  • State-issued license in mental health field
  • Minimum 1 year of experience

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges