Professional School Counseling (EdS)

Degree: Education Specialist Degrees

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This department prepares counseling, student affairs and leisure service professionals for a changing and increasingly complex world.

Central to the program is a focus on prevention and remediation of human challenges and enhancement of well-being in relation to individual and collective behavior at schools and community practices, and through public policy.

School/College

College of Education
Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7101
Phone: 706/542-6446

Academic Department

Counseling and Human Development Services
402 Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7142
Phone: 706/542-1812

Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Edward Delgado-Romero

706/542-1812

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the community counseling master's degree program is to prepare students to work in a variety of community settings. This program is designed to be relatively broad in scope and focuses on the development of generic counseling skills that can be used in a variety of settings and with a wide range of clients. The Department of Counseling and Human Development Services and the University of Georgia are committed to recruiting students from diverse backgrounds.

Objectives:

To train students in the development of generic clinical counseling skills that can be used in a variety of settings and with a wide range of clients.

To prepare students to work in a variety of community settings including mental health agencies, juvenile correction agencies, drug and alcohol programs, marriage and family therapy clinics, gerontology centers and business and industry.

To prepare students as counseling practitioners who effectively integrate current research into practice.

Degree

Code

Course Descriptions

EdS

831

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