Prospective Counselor Ed Students

Always housed in the College of Education, the Counselor Education program granted our first Ph.D. in 1956. Prior to the late 1970s, the Counselor Education department housed Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, and Special Education. Currently, Counselor Education is embedded in the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education (HDOSE) along with Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel in Higher Education, and Research and Evaluation Methods.

On-Campus Ph.D.

Doctorate Program

This program is ideal for prospective ed tech students who embrace scholarship to address important societal problems and desire to create and disseminate new knowledge via collaboration between and among disciplines.

Graduates of this program are college and university faculty, researchers in educational organizations and leaders in centers and institutes.

Entry: TBD
Requirements: Masters degree in relevant field
Typical Course Load: 9 credits per semester
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time (part-time is possible but not ideal)
Application Deadline: See dates published by the college
Program Completion: 3 years

On-Campus M.Ed.

Master’s Program

This program is ideal for professionals aiming to apply theory and research related to educational technology to improve educational environments. These prospective students want to engage in an online community of inquiry while remaining in their professional roles.

Graduates of this program are researching professionals and leaders in K-12, post-secondary, business, industry and not-for-profit environments.

Entry: Fall of even years
Requirements: Master’s degree in relevant field
Typical Course Load: 9-12 credits per semester
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time and part-time available
Application Deadline: See dates published by the college
Program Completion: 2.5-3 years

On-campus Ed.S.

Master’s Program

This program is ideal for prospective ed tech students who want to learn how to integrate theory, research and practice to improve learning experiences in formal and informal settings in an on-campus setting.

Graduates of this program are instructional designers, e-learning specialists, development experts and leaders in professional learning and technology support.

Entry: Any semester
Requirements: Undergraduate degree
Typical Course Load: 6-9 credits per semester
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time or Part-time
Average Class Size: 15-30
Application Deadline: See dates published by the college
Program Completion: 2.5-3 years (full-time)