The Master of Education in School Counseling is designed to enhance and enrich candidates' academic and professional backgrounds. The degree program consists of 36 semester hours, allowing candidates to become certified as a K-12 School Counselor or as an Ancillary Counselor for grades K-12. Teacher certification is not required for Ancillary Counseling. The Master of Education in School Counseling graduates are recognized for their preparation and for high standards of excellence in professional practice. New students will no longer be admitted to this program after Fall 2012.