The Heritage M.Ed. in Counseling program prepares you to become a professional counselor for K-12 schools, college counseling centers, mental health agencies, and related entities.
Success is in reach
Heritage makes continuing education fit your busy life. The M.Ed. in Counseling program is conveniently offered in Toppenish and Tri-Cities. In addition, classes are conveniently held on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays.
You’ll journey with friends
Heritage facilitates student success through its use of the cohort model. This arrangement lets you and your fellow classmates advance and work collectively throughout the entire program. Cohorts help build a supportive network that encourages collaborative discussions, ideas, and feedback that continues long after graduation.
The path is clear
Heritage’s M.Ed. in Counseling program takes just five semesters to complete. Candidates who plan to complete the masters degree need 40 semester credits. Those wanting to become school counselors need an additional 10 credits to satisfy Educational Staff Associate Certification requirements and meet standards set by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. In addition to courses, you will gain valuable experience through the completion of a 400 hour internship, either in a mental health agency or a K-12 school setting. The program is taught by dedicated educators who are also experienced practitioners in their respective fields. Not only will you learn the latest educational theory and methodology, you’ll gain invaluable insights from Heritage into how your education translates in the professional world.
Offered in Toppenish and Tri-Cities.
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