University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Counselor Education M.A. - School Counseling

Master of Arts - Counselor Education; School Counseling Concentration


Required Core Courses42
School Counseling Track Required Courses12
Approved Electives6
Total Hours60

Degree Specific Credits: 60

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


Required Core Courses
Complete all of the following courses:
COUN 510Introduction to Counseling1
COUN 511Theories & Techniques of Counseling3
COUN 512Counseling Fundamentals3
COUN 520Group Counseling & Guidance3
COUN 530Applied Counseling Skills3
COUN 540Individual Appraisal3
COUN 545Counseling Research & Progress Evaluation3
COUN 550Introduction to Family Counseling3
COUN 555Risk & Resiliency3
COUN 560Lifespan Developmental Counseling3
COUN 570Career Counseling Theory & Technology3
COUN 575Multicultural Counseling3
COUN 595Special Topics (Addictions Counseling)3
COUN 589Comprehensive Project1
COUN 595Special Topics (Psychopharmacology)1
COUN 610Professional Ethics and Orientation3
School Counseling Track Required Courses
Complete all of the following courses:
COUN 565School Counseling, Program Development, & Supervision3
COUN 566Counseling Children & Adolescents3
COUN 585Counseling Methods: School & Agency (Internship)6
6 credits of graduate level electives (consult with advisor)6
Total Hours60

Minimum Required Grade: C