Online Education Specialist Degree Program

Ed.S in Counseling

Enhance Your Ability to Help Students as a School Counselor

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Program Detail

Next Start Date

March 12

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

33

Course Length

8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$429

Degree Overview

Take a deeper look at topics and issues in school counseling with the online educational specialist program in counseling. The program provides you with a firm foundation in the field.

Topics include leadership, educational research, family counseling, adolescent counseling, substance abuse counseling and more. Earn your degree fully online, at one of the most affordable institutions in the state.

Who is this degree for?

  • Educators seeking the knowledge of a PhD or EdD program with the speed of a master’s program.
  • Educators seeking a post-master’s-level education.
  • Educators seeking advancement in school counseling roles.
Program Detail

Next Start Date

March 12

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

33

Course Length

8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$429

Course Details

Total Hours: 33

Program Completion Requirements

The educator candidate shall:

  • Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 or better in all courses in the approved program as verified on an official transcript with no grade below ‘C.’
  • Make a satisfactory score on a written comprehensive examination documenting mastery of the curriculum of the program.

Admissions

To be admitted to this program, the prospective student must meet all requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies and hold a valid master’s degree with at least 18 hours in counseling coursework or a related field.

Simply follow these steps to get started.

Tuition

Graduate tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is $429 per credit hour. There is a $50 technology fee each semester.

The University of West Alabama is dedicated to keeping education costs affordable and providing students with a full range of grants, scholarships and loans. Approximately 80 percent of UWA students receive some type of financial aid to support their studies. To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The school code for UWA is 001024.

Transfer

UWA may accept up to 9 hours at the Graduate level for matching courses and curriculums for most programs.

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