School counselling degree trains its students on how to help children to get out of issues they might be facing in their schools or college. They are trained in the various aspects of psychology and critically thinking how to deal with the issues that are being faced by the children.
Some of the most common accreditation bodies for this degree are:
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Council for Higher Education
National Association of School Psychologists
Master in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council
The subjects that are taught during this degree are general psychology, clinical counselling methods, psychology and development, research methodology, and psychology and counselling.
A Certificate program in School Counseling is required to pursue further degrees in the same field. The certificate course takes around 2 years to complete.
A Master’s Degree in school counselling requires credit points ranging from 35 to 75 and takes about two years to complete.
A Doctorate degree in school counselling requires credit points ranging from 65 to 145 and takes about five years to complete.
A student applying for a degree in school counselling should have completed a high school and have a GPA not less than 3.0 and for students to pursue a Masters in school counselling they are required to have a Bachelors Degree in counselling or psychology.
On completion of this degree, a student acquires the skill of understanding and critical thinking about the behaviour and working of a mind. The Student learns how to deal with the children as well as adults who are going through any kind of issues and help them get through those issues using critical thinking and problem-solving methods. They are also given in-depth knowledge of the behaviour of a human mind in different situations which will help them deal with problems in a much easier manner.
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Undergraduate Certificate Program