Practicum in College Counseling

EDUC X 414.85

Students apply theory and methodology in a genuine, supervised counseling setting in this capstone course.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Starting at $580.00
As few as 10 weeks
6.0

What you can learn.

  • Apply college counseling techniques in a supervised environment
  • Gain strategies for working with a wide range of students
  • Recognize the role of parents in the college admission process
  • Learn how to help students find financial aid and scholarships
  • Use counseling techniques to identify student interests

About this course:

Students complete 65 hours of supervised fieldwork in either an in-person or online counseling venue and earn 50 hours of academic credit. Fieldwork must consist of individual counseling or meeting with students in group settings. For those who may have difficulty making arrangements to complete 65 hours of student counseling, they may complete 35 hours of student counseling, as well as a pre-approved research project submitted to the instructor at the completion of the class. Students must be enrolled and participate in the online portion of the course in which practicum experiences are shared with colleagues and reviewed by the instructor.

Prerequisites

  • Completion of the four (4) required courses:
    • EDUC X 414.83: Introduction to Counseling for College Admission
    • EDUC X 414.89: Financial Aid Fundamentals
    • EDUC X 414.90: Testing/Career Assessment
    • EDUC x 414.84: Inclusive College Counseling
  • Completion of two (2) electives of your choice
  • Formal enrollment in the College Counseling Certificate, which includes a completed and accepted application and payment of a $110 application fee
  • Submitted Practicum Proposal form and approval from the Practicum instructor, as outlined below

Enrollment Instructions

Prior to enrollment in this course, students must submit a written Practicum Proposal of their intended fieldwork. Only after the Practicum Proposal is approved will the student be granted permission to enroll.

The proposal must include the practicum setting and supervisor's information, describe the counseling activities the student expects to be involved in during the practicum course (fieldwork), and the estimated date of completion of those activities (typically, this date is the last date of the online practicum course). 

Further instructions for submitting the proposal can be found in the Practicum Proposal Form (see below). 

Download the Practicum Proposal Form
 

Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: John Shull
396623
Fee:
$580.00
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ENROLL BY: Apr 1, 2024
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Notes

Internet access required.

HECA: Higher Education Consultants Association

Promo code: HECA23-24

IECA: Independent Educational Consultants Association

Promo code: IECA23-24

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 05, 2024
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Julia Varriale
396626
Fee:
$580.00
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ENROLL BY: Apr 1, 2024
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Notes

Internet access required.

HECA: Higher Education Consultants Association

Promo code: HECA23-24

IECA: Independent Educational Consultants Association

Promo code: IECA23-24

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 05, 2024
Course Requirements
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Karen Grace-Baker
396627
Fee:
$580.00
Onlineformat icon
ENROLL BY: Apr 1, 2024
See Details
Notes

Internet access required.

HECA: Higher Education Consultants Association

Promo code: HECA23-24

IECA: Independent Educational Consultants Association

Promo code: IECA23-24

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 05, 2024

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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