Master of Education in Counselor Education

The Master of Education in Counselor Education is designed to serve college graduates who have selected careers as professional counselors. The program encompasses theory, research, and practice related to professional counseling of children, adolescents or adults in schools and agencies. 

Emphasis Available

  • Community Agency Counseling / 48 credits
  • School Counseling / 48-51 credits
  • Elementary School Counseling / 48 credits
  • Secondary School Counseling / 48 credits
  • Dual School (K-12) Counseling / 51 credits


There are two different admission requirements; one for UAA and one for the COE program.
For more information contact:

Dr. Debra Russ
Program Chair &Faculty Advisor

Louisa Hayes
Administrative Assistant
Graduate Studies
Toll Free 1-888-822-8973

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Form Name Description
Application for Admission - Counselor Education Programs Instructions and forms for the Counselor Education programs application for admission
Comprehensive Exam Case Study Analysis Application for Comprehensive Examination/Case Study Analysis Defense for the Masters of Counseling or Graduate Certificate
Counselor Education - Internship Application Application for Master in Counselor Education Internship
Counselor Education - Practicum Application Application for the Masters in Counseling Education Practicum
Counselor Education Practicum/Internship Contract This form is used to state the agreed upon duties of the student, the site and the Counselor Education program during the student's Practicum or Internship experience.
Counselor Education Practicum/Internship Weekly Work Log These forms are used to document the weekly on-site work hours during Counselor Education Candidates Practicum and Internship
Disposition Indicators Survey Counselor Education These forms are completed by Site-supervisors for interns and practicum candidates in the M.Ed. and Graduate Certificate in Counselor Education program.
Reference Form - MEd in Counselor Education Required reference form of the Counselor Education programs for application for admission to the MEd in Counselor Education programs.


Faculty and Staff

Name Title Phone Office
Paul Ongtooguk Term Assistant Professor, CRANE Director 786-1906 PSB 209A
Debra Preston Russ, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Counselor Education 786-4418 PSB 206J