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Counseling/School Counseling

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The school counseling program is designed to prepare graduates for school counseling positions at elementary, middle/junior high and high school levels. Graduates will meet the current licensing requirements for the Tennessee Board of Education. The curriculum requirements include coursework, a 600-hour internship, school observation hours for those who have not taught, and a passing score on the comprehensive examination. 

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The M.S. in Counseling – School Counseling concentration leads to licensure as a PreK-12 professional school counselor and prepares students to work in public or private school settings in elementary, middle, and high schools.