Master of Education in Counselor Education

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) program in Counselor Education requires a total of 60 semester hours. Students will begin their programs in the summer semester (only) after being admitted to the program. The M.Ed. in Counselor Education allows students to focus on one of two tracks: School Counseling or Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The School Counseling track of the program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP). The newly developed Clinical Mental Health Counseling track is CACREP-like and adheres to CACREP accreditation standards.

Information about each of the tracks can be found by clicking the links to the right. Information on the Clinical Mental Health track of the Counselor Education program can also be obtained by contacting Dr. Katharine Adams at ksadams@valdosta.edu. Information on the School Counseling track may be obtained by contacting Dr. Lee Grimes at legrimes@valdosta.edu.