Counseling Education and Supervision (Non-Licensure, Non-Degree Pathway)

The Counseling Education and Supervision pathway supports efforts to improve academic achievement and increase post-secondary enrollment recognizing that school principals, counselors, and staff all play vital roles in addressing the academic, career, social, and emotional counseling needs of K-12 students. schools.

Admission Requirements –

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. A grade point average of 75 (B-) or better (based on a 4.0 grading system).
  3. Two (2) character references from persons able to attest to the applicant’s suitability as a prospective graduate student.
  4. Writing Sample reflecting personal goals with the objectives of the MSED program as reflected in the OCU Mission Statement.
  5. Current resume reflecting work experience, educational background, professional experience, professional activities, community service and other relevant information relating to the applicant’s leadership background.
  6. Official transcript from all undergraduate and graduate institutions of study.

Program of Study (18 CREDIT HOURS)


  • Session A (8am-12 noon)

    • CES 650
  • Session A (1-5pm)
    • CES 610
  • Session B (8am-12 noon)
    • N/A
  • Session B (1-5pm)
    • N/A


  • Saturday (8am-12 noon)

    • CES 660
  • Saturday (1-5pm)
    • CES 670


  • Saturday (8am-12 noon)

    • CES 680
  • Saturday (1-5pm)
    • CES 620


Courses (18 Credit Hours)

CES 610 Career Guidance (3 Hours)

CES 620 Data Analysis for School Counseling Improvement (3 Hours)

CES  650* Supervision of Counseling (3 Hours)

CES 660 Critical Issues in CES (3 Hours)

CES 670 Collaborative School Leadership (3 Hours)

CES 680 Counselor Education and Social Justice (3 Hours)

*Requirement for MSED- Building Level Administration, MSED – Curriculum and Instruction, Building Level Administration certificate, and MSED General Studies.