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School Counseling M.Ed.


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The master’s degree in School Counseling at UNLV requires a minimum of 48 graduate semester credits and prepares educational professionals who work to meet the academic, career, personal, and social needs of culturally and linguistically diverse K-12 student populations. The program prepares school counselors to fulfill the following roles: 1) Serve as advocates, educational leaders, team members, consultants, and counselors to maximize opportunities for students to succeed academically; 2) Address the academic, career, and personal/social needs of all students in the school; 3) Serve as leaders of equity and achievement and be able to address institutional and environmental barriers impeding student progress; 4) Through the collection and dissemination of data, advocate for systemic change to promote student achievement and academic success; and 5) Become managers of resources and partnership builders, enlisting the support of parents, agencies, and community members.

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