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Master of Arts in Counseling

At the master's level, you will acquire the core knowledge and clinical skills, enabling you to enter the profession of counseling. Successful completion of the requirements of the Master of Arts in Counseling leads to a Provisional School Counseling Certification, grades  P-12.

Courses focus on the study of the following:
  • Advanced human growth and development
  • Career counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Measurement principles and techniques
  • Philosophy and practice of school counseling
  • Practices and techniques in counseling
  • Psycho - social and multicultural factors in counseling
  • Research methods in education

Students in their final semester of study in the program will be required to successfully complete a comprehensive and objective written final exit exam. 

For a complete list of program requirements and additional course information, visit the graduate catalog website. View the Master of Arts in Counseling curriculum map.
  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
    1-800-585-6781
  • Admissions
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
    1-800-585-6781
  • MSU at Ashland
    1400 College Drive, Ashland, KY 41101
    800-648-5370
  • MSU at Mt. Sterling
    3400 Indian Mound Drive, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
    859-499-0780
  • MSU at Prestonsburg
    6 Bert Combs Drive, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
    800-648-5372
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