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School Counseling M.Ed.

The M.Ed. in the Counselor Education program has two concentrations: Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. Both concentrations are accredited by CACREP (the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs). The program is designed to meet the academic requirements to become a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Courses are offered on the Georgia Southern Campus in Statesboro, GA

School Counseling, M.Ed. 60 hours  – This concentration is designed for individuals who wish to work as school counselors and meets the requirements for school counseling certification in Georgia.


Admission Information

The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines.

Program Contact Information:

Counselor Education Program – School Counseling Concentration
Dr. Richard Cleveland
rcleveland@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-8022

Student Resources


Student Spotlight

Nehemiah Mcclendon

“Patience. You have to have patience and understanding that students are not going to come out to you immediately no matter if you look like them or different from them,” McClendon explained. “With trauma, it takes a long time to unpack those stressors and build trust.”

Nehemiah McClendon ’17, ’19

Georgia Southern graduate students’ presentation, ‘23 and 1,’ at national conference draws from personal experience, advocates for reform for young, black men. Read the full spotlight story for the M.Ed. Counseling Program.

Last updated: 10/6/2021