M.S.Ed. in Bilingual School Counseling
The 51-credit M.S.ED Program in Bilingual School Counseling focuses specifically on the development of knowledge and skills necessary to work with ethno-linguistically diverse students and families in schools. It provides students with core knowledge in professional issues and ethics, counseling theories, human development, counseling skills, group work, assessment and career development. Building upon these core content areas, the bilingual school counseling program focuses specifically on the development of knowledge and skills necessary to work in today’s schools, such as: contemporary practice of school counseling; school-based research; program development and evaluation; advocacy; leadership; collaboration; consultation; and counseling students and families. The program is registered with the New York State Education Department and satisfies the educational requirements for provisional certification as a school counselor. To receive the bilingual extension, a passing grade on the Bilingual Education Assessment Exam is required.