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Master of Education in School Counseling

Program Details

The online MEd in School Counseling degree program from the University of West Alabama prepares graduates to provide advocacy, assessment, evaluation, and a range of counseling services to youth in educational environments. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Techniques of Counseling
  • Counseling Children & Adolescents
  • Strategies for Crisis Intervention
  • Counseling Multicultural Populations
  • Group Counseling


  • Official college and institution transcripts
  • Fingerprints/verification of background clearance
  • Valid baccalaureate level certification in a teaching field or valid master's level professional educator certificate in another area of instructional support
  • Two years of satisfactory educational experience

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


This program includes AL teaching certification. Students living/teaching outside of AL should consult their state's certification requirements.