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M.A., School Counseling

Home Counselor Education M.A., School Counseling

Clark Atlanta University
School of Education
323 Rufus E. Clement Hall
James P. Brawley Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314
Phone:  404-880-8505
Email: counseloreducation@cau.edu

Master of Arts (M.A.) in School Counseling

The Master of Arts degree in School Counseling is a minimum of 60 hours.


  • Common Core Courses
    COUN 501 Introduction to Counseling
    COUN  502 Helping Relationships Skills
    COUN  503 Human Growth and Development
    COUN  504 Theories of Counseling
    COUN  505 Group Counseling
    COUN  506 Career Counseling
    COUN  507 Research and Measurement
    COUN  508 Individual and Group Appraisal
    COUN  509 Counseling Diverse Populations
    COUN  510 Professional Ethics and Legal Application


  • Specialty Core Courses (Candidacy Required)
    COUN 518 School Consultation
    COUN  520 Organization & Administration of Counseling Services
    COUN 531 Addictions
    COUN 533 Counseling Children and Adolescents
    COUN 536 Trauma and Grief Counseling
    CEDS 580 Psychology of Exceptional Children (Required for Georgia Certification)


  • Completion of Core Courses
    Comprehensive Examination


  • Professional Clinical Core Courses
    COUN 524 School Counseling Practicum
    COUN  540 School Counseling Internship I
    COUN  541 School Counseling Internship II


  • Suggested Elective Offerings
    COUN 532 Counseling Couples and Families
    COUN  539 Theories of Personality I

    CSED 500 Communication Skills Exam (School of Education Requirement