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Counselor Education Programs

Depending on your experience, you can pursue one of two graduate school options.  If you have a bachelor’s degree, take a look at the Master’s of Education in Counseling Education.

There are two degree concentrations offered in the Master of Education in Counselor Education program. Concentration One, School Counseling and Concentration Two, Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  Both concentrations are offered in a hybrid format on the Statesboro campus. See details from the following links:

  • School Counseling, M.Ed. 60 hours  – This concentration is designed for people who wish to work as school counselors.  The concentration is designed for graduate to meet the requirements for school counseling certification in Georgia.
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.Ed. 60 hours – This concentration is  This concentration is designed for people who wish to work as clinical mental health counselors in community agency settings (public, private, or non-profit).
Professional Certification Disclosure

The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the Counselor Education programs will seek state licenses or certifications.

The program listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosures include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 3/22/2021